简明英汉词典

flourish
[5flQriF]
vi.
繁荣, 茂盛, 活跃, 手舞足蹈, 兴旺, 处于旺盛时期
vt.
挥动, 夸耀
n.
茂盛, 兴旺, 华饰, 繁荣

美国传统词典[双解]

flourish
flour.ish
AHD:[fl?r“1sh, fl?r“-]
D.J.[6fl*8i., 6fl(r-]
K.K.[6fl)!., 6fl(r-]
v.(动词)
flour.ishedflour.ish.ingflour.ish.es
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To grow well or luxuriantly; thrive:
茂盛,繁盛:生长得好或繁茂;茂盛:
The crops flourished in the rich bottomland.
作物在肥沃的河岸低地生长繁茂

(2)

To do or fare well; prosper:
繁荣:实行或进展得好;繁荣:
“No village on the railroad failed to flourish”(John Kenneth Galbraith)
“凡是沿铁路的村庄都很繁荣”(约翰·肯尼思·加尔布雷斯)

(3)

To be in a period of highest productivity, excellence, or influence:
活跃,蓬勃:处于最多产、最优秀或最有影响的时期:
an anonymous poet who flourished in the tenth century; painted when Impressionism was flourishing.
一位活跃在10世纪的无名诗人;在印象主义最蓬勃的时期作画

(4)

To make bold, sweeping movements:
挥舞:做出勇敢的、横扫一切的动作:
The banner flourished in the wind.
旗帜在空中飞舞
v.tr.(及物动词)
To wield, wave, or exhibit dramatically.
挥舞,舞动:引人注目地挥舞、摇曳或展现
n.(名词)

(1)

A dramatic or stylish movement, as of waving or brandishing:
挥舞,挥动:一个富有戏剧性的或潇洒的动作,如摇曳或挥舞:
“A few . . . musicians embellish their performance with a flourish of the fingers”(Frederick D. Bennett)
“一些…音乐家用花俏的弹指动作来装饰他们的演奏”(弗雷德里克D.贝内特)

(2)

An embellishment or ornamentation:
花样,华丽的辞藻:装饰品或修饰物:
signed her name with a distinctive flourish; a long speech with many rhetorical flourishes.
她用惹眼的花体字签名;一段充满华丽辞藻的讲话

(3)

An ostentatious act or gesture:
夸张的行为或手势:
a flourish of generosity.
故作慷慨

(4)

Music A showy or ceremonious passage, such as a fanfare.
【音乐】 装饰乐句,花式吹奏:一段炫耀或讲究仪式的音乐,例如小号曲

语源

(1)

Middle English florishen
中古英语 florishen

(2)

from Old French florir floriss-
源自 古法语 florir floriss-

(3)

from Vulgar Latin *fl?ore}
源自 俗拉丁语 *fl?ore}

(4)

from Latin fl??re}
源自 拉丁语 fl??re}

(5)

from fl?s fl?r- [flower] * see bhel- 3
源自 fl?s fl?r- [花] *参见 bhel- 3

继承用法

flourisher
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

flourishbrandishwave

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to swing back and forth boldly and dramatically”:
这些动词所共有的中心意思是“大胆而有戏剧性的前后摆动”:
flourished her newly signed contract;
兴高采烈地摇晃着她刚签的合同;
brandish a sword;
挥动长剑;
waving a baton.
挥舞着警棍

现代英汉词典

flourish
[5flQrIF]
vi., vt.

(1)

挥动,挥舞
flourish flags
挥舞旗帜

(2)

繁荣;兴隆
a flourishing business
生意兴隆
Plants flourish in this earth.
植物在这种土地上生长得很繁茂。
Plants will not flourish without water.
没有水植物就不会长得茂盛。
The company has really flourished since the chief engineer joined us.
"自从主任工程师到我们公司来了以后,公司真正地兴旺起来了。"

(3)

盛行;享盛名
Chaucer flourished at the end of the 14th century.
乔叟在14世纪末享有盛名。
The dramatist flourished around 1930.
那位剧作家于一九三零年左右处于全盛时期。

词性变化

flourish
n.

(1)

炫耀
They showed us about the house with much flourish.
他们领我们看遍了房子,颇有炫耀的神色。
She waved to us with a flourish.
她以引人注意的动作向我们招了招手。

(2)

花体字

现代英汉综合大辞典

flourish
[5flQriF]
vi.

(1)

茂盛, 繁荣, 兴旺

(2)

活跃, 盛行

(3)

手舞足蹈

(4)

用华丽词藻; 写花体字

(5)

奏[唱]得响亮
Those plants are flourishing.
那些植物长得茂盛。

词性变化

flourish
[5flQriF]
vt.

(1)

挥舞

(2)

炫耀, 盛饰
The students flourished flags on the campus.
学生们在校园里挥舞旗子。
He flourishes his wealth.
他炫耀财富。

flourish
[5flQriF]
n.

(1)

繁荣, 茂盛, 兴旺

(2)

华丽的词藻

(3)

花体字; 花饰

(4)

【音】有震颤声音的花腔歌唱

(5)

戏剧性动作

(6)

挥舞

继承用法

flourishing
[`flQrIFIN]
adj.

(1)

昌盛的, 繁茂的

(2)

繁荣的, 茂盛的, 成功的, 欣欣向荣的

习惯用语

a flourish of trumpets
喧闹的喇叭声; (重要事情开始前的)大肆宣扬

in full flourish
盛极一时; 在全盛期

with a flourish of trumpets
自吹自擂地; 耀武扬威地

flourish like the green bay-tree
事业兴旺; 飞黄腾达 (来自《圣经》)

用法词典

flourish
中古英语 florischen<古法语 florir 开花

英文相关词典

flourish
bloom    develop    display    exhibit    fade    flaunt    grow    parade    prosper    show    sprout    thrive    wave    decay    decline    

美国传统词典

flourish
flour.ish
AHD:[fl?r“1sh, fl?r“-]
D.J.[6fl*8i., 6fl(r-]
K.K.[6fl)!., 6fl(r-]
v.
flour.ished, flour.ish.ing, flour.ish.es
v.intr.

(1)

To grow well or luxuriantly; thrive:
The crops flourished in the rich bottomland.

(2)

To do or fare well; prosper:
“No village on the railroad failed to flourish”(John Kenneth Galbraith)

(3)

To be in a period of highest productivity, excellence, or influence:
an anonymous poet who flourished in the tenth century; painted when Impressionism was flourishing.

(4)

To make bold, sweeping movements:
The banner flourished in the wind.
v.tr.
To wield, wave, or exhibit dramatically.
n.

(1)

A dramatic or stylish movement, as of waving or brandishing:
“A few . . . musicians embellish their performance with a flourish of the fingers”(Frederick D. Bennett)

(2)

An embellishment or ornamentation:
signed her name with a distinctive flourish; a long speech with many rhetorical flourishes.

(3)

An ostentatious act or gesture:
a flourish of generosity.

(4)

Music A showy or ceremonious passage, such as a fanfare.

语源

(1)

Middle English florishen

(2)

from Old French florir floriss-

(3)

from Vulgar Latin *fl?ore}

(4)

from Latin fl??re}

(5)

from fl?s fl?r- [flower] * see bhel- 3

继承用法

flourisher
n.

参考词汇

(1)

flourish, brandish, wave

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to swing back and forth boldly and dramatically”:
flourished her newly signed contract;
brandish a sword;
waving a baton.

英汉化学大词典

flourish
n.繁荣,挥舞;vt.繁荣

英汉计算机大词典

flourish
n.繁荣(挥舞);vt.繁荣

英汉建筑大词典

flourish
n.花饰,华丽的装饰或修饰

英汉中医大词典

flourish
n.茂盛,繁荣,滋长

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