Usage examples for Flourished

  1. As far as I could see, on either side, the country exhibited an animated scene,- the buffalo scampering along in every direction, with Indians riding after them, their robes wildly flying in the air, while they flourished their spears above their heads. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. He now thought that it would save a great deal of description if he sent a picture or two in his letter: so he flourished off, on the first page, a sketch of Mr Tooke sitting at his desk at the top of the school, and of Mr Carnaby standing at his desk at the bottom of the school. – The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau
  3. But the school flourished without him, and to the Friends belongs the credit of the early free schools. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas