Meaning of flourish

Definition of flourish

(noun) a showy gesture; "she entered with a great flourish"
the act of waving
(music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
(verb) grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance; "The new student is thriving"
move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"

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