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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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If we respond to a personal tragedy virtuously, we continue to flourish, and if badly, we don't.
According to the US FDA, the Flourish Pediatric Esophageal Atresia Anastomosis is used to treat infants up to one year old for a birth defect that causes a gap in their esophagus, called esophageal atresia.
Cheng Zuming, Great Brilliant Investment Holdings Limited, Forever Flourish, Forever Shine Holdings Limited, Mountain Dragon Investment Limited and Harmonious Composition Investment Holdings Limited, acting in concert, together currently hold 1,175,345,505 ordinary shares of the Company, representing approximately 61.
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 energy, discipline and love we need to make our lives flourish always comes from God.
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.
First, they claim all cultures are equal in value and have an equal right to flourish flee from external constraints; and second, the greater good of humanity is best served by people living within or directly experiencing as many different cultures as possible.
Plato's Republic tells us how to build a just city, and when Aristotle argues that humans are political animals he means that we are meant to live and flourish in the polis, or city, and to find ourselves by contributing to a common good larger than the family or tribe.
Pragmatically, we have found that when we care for one another in a relationship of mutual love, trust, and respect, we tend to fulfill our nature to flourish, yielding the fruit of well being.
This condition permits bacteria that live without oxygen to flourish and produce hydrogen sulfide gas.
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.