|1.||[ verb ] grow stronger|
|Synonyms:||expand prosper thrive get_ahead boom|
"The economy was booming"
|Related terms:||grow revive luxuriate boom|
|2.||[ noun ] a showy gesture|
"she entered with a great flourish"
|3.||[ verb ] gain in wealth|
|Synonyms:||prosper thrive fly_high fligh_high|
|4.||[ noun ] an ornamental embellishment in writing|
|Related terms:||embellishment paraph|
|5.||[ noun ] the act of waving|
|Related terms:||wave brandish|
|6.||[ verb ] move or swing back and forth|
"She waved her gun."
|Related terms:||move wigwag hold|
|7.||[ noun ] a display of ornamental speech or language|
|8.||[ noun ] (music,fine art) a short lively tune played on brass instruments|
"he entered to a flourish of trumpets" "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
|Related terms:||tune music|