booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving
Meaning: very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
but, like a spring, Love kept it ever flourishing. HERRICK.
Herodotus found it still flourishing and extremely fertile.
It must, therefore, have had a brisk and flourishing foreign trade at an exceedingly remote period.
Before two years were over, he was what people call a flourishing man, and laying by a little money.
In vain the four guardians of the peace rushed up the hill, flourishing their clubs and calling upon us to surrender.
Many a man, many a woman, fair and flourishing to see, is going about with a rusty moth-eaten heart within that form of strength or beauty.
I may be told that Christianity is yet alive and flourishing, that its priesthood and its churches hold possession of Europe and America and Australia.
The warriors drew their knives, and flourishing them, they arranged themselves in two lines, forming a lane that extended from the war-party to the lodges.
Scarcely anyone paid a visit to her dwelling, her only occasional visitor being her brother, a priest, who came to see her when he came to the capital, but he was a man of eccentric character, and was not very flourishing in his circumstances.
Dislodging from Thame and Aylesbury, where he had hitherto lain, he thought proper to retreat nearer to London; and he showed to his friends his broken and disheartened forces, which a few months before he had led into the field in so flourishing a condition.