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Synonyms of blossom in English:


  • the trees stood flushed with pink blossoms
  • Phrases

    in blossom

    the cherry trees are out in blossom
    in flower, flowering, blossoming, blooming, in (full) bloom, open, out


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  • 1 the snowdrops have blossomed a month early
    bloom, flower, be in flower, come into flower/blossom, open (out), burgeon, bud, sprout, mature, burst forth, unfold
  • 2 the idea has now blossomed into a successful business
    develop, grow, mature, progress, evolve, burst forth, come to fruition;
    flourish, thrive, get on well, prosper, succeed, be successful, make headway, bloom, burgeon
    informalgo great guns
    [Antonyms] fade, fail
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