One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The process of flowering.‘the Hieracia are erect throughout the process of florescence’figurative ‘a spectacular cultural florescence’
flower, bloom, floweretView synonyms
- ‘He's the last survivor of the second generation of that miraculous florescence called the Haitian Renaissance.’
- ‘Historically, economic boom times bring florescence in music and the arts, whether in the Florence of the Medici, Habsburg Vienna, or the France of Louis XIV.’
- ‘A new period of Sumerian florescence, splendidly documented in this exhibition, began.’
- ‘Above all, the attack itself reveals the florescence of a cultural phenomenon that has received almost no attention from anyone.’
- ‘The florescence yields a sap that is fermented into a toddy or into vinegar, or distilled into a coconut brandy called lambanog.’
- ‘The shopping retreat of another sector is lined with the florescence of yellow blossoms of kassod trees, which have the rare distinction of flowering in autumn.’
- ‘This time span covers the florescence of the Cahokian polity and the subsequent social and cultural realignment.’
- ‘While Fenggang Yang points out that in some cases, assimilation and ethnicity are not exclusive of each other, some studies suggest that generations later there is a florescence of new Asian identities within Christian organizations.’
- ‘For me, the most exciting development for both fields is the florescence of internationally visible Asian and African contemporary art.’
- ‘It was another dream of his that in recent years has gained breadth and credence with the florescence of the Montana Historical Society Press.’
Late 18th century: from modern Latin florescentia, from Latin florescere ‘begin to flower’, based on flos, flor- ‘flower’.
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