flourishing vs roaring what difference

what is difference between flourishing and roaring

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈflɝɪʃɪŋ/
  • (NYC, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈflʌɹɪʃɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: flour‧ish‧ing

Adjective

flourishing (comparative more flourishing, superlative most flourishing)

  1. growing, thriving, doing well
    a flourishing economy

Synonyms

  • fortunate, prosperous, successful; see also Thesaurus:prosperous

Translations

Verb

flourishing

  1. present participle of flourish

Noun

flourishing (plural flourishings)

  1. The action of the verb flourish; flowering.

References

  • Oxford Dictionaries [1]
  • flourishing at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɔːɹɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: roar‧ing

Adjective

roaring

  1. Intensive; extreme.
  2. 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.

Verb

roaring

  1. present participle of roar

Noun

roaring (plural roarings)

  1. A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast; a roar.
  2. An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion.
  3. (Britain Yorkshire, North Midlands, informal) to cry

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