Not a good sign that democracy will be allowed to flourish there.
How do we foster a business environment where new entrepreneurs can flourish and small businesses can flower?
Really, a whole cast of nefarious characters conspires, willingly or not, to allow scalping to flourish.
It is no longer, 'Will this business succeed and flourish in my store?'
As an adult, Jonah is drawn to study extremophiles, microorganisms that flourish in intense climates.
He was born in 1260, when the arts began to flourish in his native land.
And the stranger, with a flourish of his hand, turned to the door.
We mounted a dirty stair, and she threw open a door with a flourish meant to be impressive.
When he had finished this epistle, Rigaud folded it and tossed it with a flourish at Clennam's feet.
Temporarily suspended by this social upheaval, it continued to flourish until about the latter part of last century.
c.1300, "to blossom, grow," from Old French floriss-, stem of florir "blossom, flower, bloom, flourish," from Latin florere "to bloom, blossom, flower," figuratively "to flourish, be prosperous," from flos "a flower" (see flora).
Metaphoric sense of "thrive" is mid-14c. Meaning "to brandish (a weapon)" first attested late 14c. Related: Flourished; flourishing.
c.1500, "a blossom," from flourish (v.). Meaning "ostentatious waving of a weapon" is from 1550s; that of "literary or rhetorical embellishment" is from c.1600.