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flourish

verb [I] (SUCCEED)    /ˈflʌr.ɪʃ/ US  /ˈflɝː-/
C2 to grow or develop successfully: My tomatoes are flourishing this summer - it must be the warm weather. Watercolour painting began to flourish in Britain around 1750.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of flourish verb (SUCCEED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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