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flourish like a green bay tree

To thrive; to grow very successfully. The green bay tree is known to grow several new branches every year. Wow, you have just been flourishing like a green bay tree ever since you changed majors.
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flourish of trumpets

A musical fanfare. And when I enter, I want to be accompanied by a flourish of trumpets, OK?
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11) I say either "friendship or knowledge" because it's possible that some people with Asperger's syndrome are sufficiently different from the rest of us that they can flourish without friends or, at least, without intimate friends.
Prior to the approval, the US FDA reviewed data for the Flourish device through the humanitarian device exemption (HDE) process.
Brute Afterlifism Many activities that give value to our lives are pointless (or at least less worthy of emotional investment), unless future generations of human beings exist, so we need future generations to exist in order to flourish.
The town of Northumberland, in which the village of Groveton is located, will use a $50,000 Rural Business Opportunity Grant to conduct a comprehensive study to determine the best use of existing commercial structures and businesses in Groveton, what kinds of businesses will flourish and how to attract new businesses.
Paul O'Connell, from Flourish Bakery, said: "We had looked at the Ciclomondial Oven some time ago when we were actually looking for a different type of oven, so when we were ready to invest in a new deck oven we already knew which we wanted.
The only way to turn this around is to shore up the local Catholic communities--that is, parishes--necessary to create the kind of separate cultural space in which a communally-oriented faith could flourish.
A divine being that values that all humans flourish is necessary to ground the value of all human lives.
This sulfide usually changes into a benign sulfate salt when the dissolved gas encounters oxygen to flourish at an underwater boundary called a chemocline.
this young century--competition looks set to flourish even in currently uncompetitive markets.
And counting Belgrade's two million-plus population proves that the big cities flourish in the East, even though this did not mean the skate spots flourished as well.
The Lone Star State offers a world of opportunities and possibilities for all different cultures to not only live, work and play but to flourish and thrive.
On the professional side, the company I founded in 1992--Best Practices, LLC--continues to grow and flourish.
It was also technologically very advanced, both in its ability to carve elaborate buildings OUt of cliffs and to engineer a water system that allowed a city full of gardens to flourish in the middle of a desert.
At times, the flourish over the city of towers and spires, domes, cupolas and pinnacles has an insubstantial visionary quality, seeming detached from the sturdy fabric beneath.
This sound governance creates the environment in which businesses large and small, international or domestic, can flourish.