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blossom forth

1. Of a plant, to bloom. I can't wait for the flowers I planted to blossom forth and fill our yard with color!
2. Of a person or thing, to quickly grow and mature. It feels like my kids blossomed forth into adulthood in no time at all. I had a much easier time writing my second novel—the idea for its plot just blossomed forth overnight.
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blossom forth

 
1. Lit. [for a plant] to burst into flower. All the trees blossomed forth at the same time. Each spring my tulips blossom forth in all their glory.
2. Fig. [for someone or a concept] to develop or grow quickly. A wonderful idea blossomed forth and caught on quickly. That summer she suddenly blossomed forth into a young woman.
See also: blossom, forth
References in classic literature ?
Ye have, verily, all blossomed forth: it seemeth to me that for such flowers as you, NEW FESTIVALS are required.
But although they were such unquiet years they were also years of growth, and at the end of that time there blossomed forth one of the fairest seasons of our literature.
The Spiller's site, where the development is to take place, previously blossomed forth with flour, now it's attracting PS100million of dough.
The man who until only recently was seen as a dour, plodding, unsmiling ditherer has suddenly blossomed forth in the most unexpected way.
The report noted that the "fad" of buying insurance from foreign insurers began in the 1890s when more than 150 Lloyd's organizations "blossomed forth in New York City, and anything remotely resembling a policy of insurance found a ready sale throughout the country." It also questioned how smaller foreign insurers who are not worthy of the confidence of the insuring public" managed to secure considerable business.
"Hilary first blossomed forth in the poetry of hymns" (Isidore of Seville, On Ecclesiastical Offices).
Along came the spring and the little tree blossomed forth spreading lush green leaves to join its once bare branches, covering up the speed camera lens so it could no longer snap successfully.