blossoming blossoming  /b ˈlɑ sə mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

Usage(s):

  1. Predicting the cherry tree's blossoming date is essential to Japanese corporate life.
  2. Among the stricken, delirium rose: patients thrashed wildly on their beds, screaming that red flowers were blossoming from their bodies, that their heads had turned to molten lead.
  3. After years of gloom, Japan's economy is finally blossoming.

News

  1. Festival continues to 'blossom'

    After seven years, the annual Cranberry Blossom Festival is undergoing several additions and changes, all aimed at showcasing the 'blossoming' community.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

  2. Analysis: Brazil's protests: Not quite a 'Tropical Spring'

    By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's blossoming protest movement is a coming-of-age for what had been one of Latin America's most politically disengaged youth populations, but does not appear to constitute a major threat to governability or established political parties. The protests, which gathered steam last week and saw some 200,000 Brazilians demonstrate in a dozen cities on Monday ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Recent

    Tanner Stewart’s blossoming golf career was launched on the Wii. When the Hermosa Beach resident was only four years old, he began playing virtual games on his new Wii game console. He and his older brother quickly excelled at all the Wii Sports — baseball, basketball, bowling and more.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Easy Reader

Quotes

  1. "It may be a slow process, but once it starts blossoming I think you are going to see a number of players from China making an impact," Dodgers manager Joe Torre said. "We all have to put in the time right now and be patient."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Joe Torre Source: SI.com

  2. "Having lost Thierry (Henry), it has helped the belief and mental strength of the team to start well," Wenger added. "We never forget Thierry but we know that the team is blossoming and growing. There is something in the side: quality, of...
    on Sep 15, 2007 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "If you look at the potential on this team, you can understand why our record is what it is right now," Ichiro said. "For the past two and three years, we've worked really hard, and now we're in a place where all our hard work is blossoming."
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Ichiro Suzuki Source: MLB.com

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