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Adjective flowering has 1 sense
  1. abloom, efflorescent, flowering - bursting into flower; "flowering spring trees"
    Antonym: immature (indirect, via mature)
Noun flowering has 2 senses
  1. blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    --1 is a kind of growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis
    Derived form: verb flower1
  2. unfolding, flowering - a developmental process; "the flowering of ante-bellum culture"
    --2 is a kind of development, evolution
Verb flower has 1 sense
  1. bloom, blossom, flower - produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
    --1 is one way to develop
    Derived forms: noun flower1, noun flower2, noun flowering1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
flower people flower petal flower power flower stalk flower store flowerbed flowered floweree flowering flowering almond flowering ash flowering cherry flowering crab flowering fern flowering glume flowering hazel flowering onion

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