(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. flowering, blossoming, in flower, efflorescent, opening, flourishing, thriving, glowing, radiant, sprouting, burgeoning, bearing fruit, budding, tasseling; see also budding , growing .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Bright and clear in complexion; not dull or faded: creamy, fresh, glowing, peaches-and-cream. See BEAUTIFUL. 2. Of a healthy reddish color: florid, flush, flushed, full-blooded, glowing, rosy, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine. See COLORS. 3. Chiefly British. Completely such: absolute, all-out, arrant, complete, consummate, crashing, damned, dead, downright, flat, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plain, pure, sheer2, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unbounded, unequivocal, unlimited, unmitigated, unqualified, unrelieved, unreserved, utter2. Informal: flat-out, positive. See BIG, LIMITED. 4. Chiefly British. So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation: accursed, blasted, blessed, bloody, confounded, cursed, damn, darn, execrable, infernal. Informal: blamed, damned. Chiefly British: ruddy. See LIKE.

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