Hillary herself hates such behavior—and yet it flourished on her watch and under her nose.
She returns to a brand that has grown up and flourished without her.
Over the next five years, Romney flourished as never before, turning his big fortune into a huge fortune.
Even the anti-Muslim epithets that have flourished since 9/11—for instance, “sand n----r”—have a racial connotation.
As the Arabian Peninsula flourished, the area became the center of cultural development.
The family came to Ireland in the thirteenth century, and flourished there till the middle of the seventeenth.
These trees are reputed to have flourished for much more than a thousand years.
Subsequently, first Vishnuism and then Śivaism entered the mountain valleys and flourished there.
An extinct pachyderm that flourished when the Pterodactyl was in fashion.
It was endowed in 1895, partly from certain moneys left by Alderman Dauntsey who flourished in the fifteenth 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.