bloom


bloom
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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. blossom, flower; glow; flowering. —v. i. blossom; mature; glow, flourish, thrive. See health, prosperity, vegetable. Ant., fade.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. flower, blossom, floweret, efflorescence; see flower 1 .
v.
Syn. flower, blossom, effloresce, burst into bloom, open, bud, sprout, burgeon, prosper, grow, develop, wax, bear fruit, thrive, germinate, flourish, be in health, fructify, tassel out, display petals, blow, come out in flower, put forth flowers, be in flower, be in the flowering stage.
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
blossom, flower, floret, efflorescence. see flower
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v.
blossom, flower, flourish, flare, develop, thrive, come of age, germinate, bear fruit.
ANT.: wither, die
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To bear flowers: blossom, blow3, burgeon, effloresce, flower. See BETTER, RICH. 2. To grow rapidly and luxuriantly: blossom, flourish, thrive. See THRIVE.
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The showy reproductive structure of a plant: blossom, floret, flower. See BETTER. 2. A condition or time of vigor and freshness: blossom, efflorescence, florescence, flower, flush, prime. See BETTER. 3. A fresh rosy complexion: blush, color, flush, glow. See BETTER.
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material: bar, rod, shaft, slab, stick. See THING.

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