what is difference between flourishing and roaring
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈflɝɪʃɪŋ/
- (NYC, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈflʌɹɪʃɪŋ/
- Hyphenation: flour‧ish‧ing
flourishing (comparative more flourishing, superlative most flourishing)
- growing, thriving, doing well
- a flourishing economy
- fortunate, prosperous, successful; see also Thesaurus:prosperous
- present participle of flourish
flourishing (plural flourishings)
- The action of the verb flourish; flowering.
- Oxford Dictionaries 
- flourishing at OneLook Dictionary Search
- IPA(key): /ˈɹɔːɹɪŋ/
- Rhymes: -ɔːɹɪŋ
- Hyphenation: roar‧ing
- Intensive; extreme.
- Very successful; lively.
- Synonyms: thriving, prosperous, bustling; see also Thesaurus:prosperous
- The ice-cream sellers did a roaring trade in the midday heat.
- 1903, Robert Barr, The O’Ruddy Chapter 17
- But finally we came to a river with hundreds of boats upon it, and there was a magnificent bridge, and on the other bank was a roaring city, and through the fog the rain came down thick as the tears of the angels. “That ‘s London,” said I.
- present participle of roar
roaring (plural roarings)
- A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast; a roar.
- An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion.
- (Britain Yorkshire, North Midlands, informal) to cry
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