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English adjective: flowering

1. flowering having a flower or bloom


SamplesA flowering plant.


Antonymsflowerless, nonflowering


English noun: flowering

1. flowering (process) the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms


Synonymsanthesis, blossoming, efflorescence, florescence, inflorescence


Broader (hypernym)development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

2. flowering (process) a developmental process


SamplesThe flowering of antebellum culture.


Synonymsunfolding


Broader (hypernym)development, evolution









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