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Noun: flowering  flaw(-u)-ring
  1. The time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    - blossoming, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence
  2. A developmental process
    "the flowering of antebellum culture";
    - unfolding
Adjective: flowering  flaw(-u)-ring
  1. When a plant is in a state of possessing one or multiple flowers and/or blooms
    "a flowering plant"
Verb: flower  flaw(-u)r
  1. Produce or yield flowers
    "The cherry tree flowered";
    - bloom, blossom
  2. Make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    - thrive, prosper, fly high, flourish, bloom

Derived forms: flowerings

Type of: change state, develop, development, evolution, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny, turn

Antonym: nonflowering

Encyclopedia: Flowering

Flower, Sun and Rain