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blooming

 : 
Adjective, Adverb
 : 
bloom=ing

CIDE DICTIONARY

bloomingn. 
     The process of making blooms from the ore or from cast iron.  [1913 Webster]
bloominga. 
  •  Opening in blossoms; flowering.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Thriving in health, beauty, and vigor; indicating the freshness and beauties of youth or health.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

blooming, adj. & adv.
--adj.
1 flourishing; healthy.
2 Brit. sl. an intensive (a blooming miracle).
--adv. Brit. sl. an intensive (was blooming difficult).

Etymology
BLOOM(1) + -ING(2): euphem. for BLOODY

THESAURUS

blooming

absolute, blamed, blankety-blank, blasted, bleeding, blinking, bloody, complete, consummate, cursed, damnable, execrable, infernal, out-and-out, outright, rank, ruddy, unmitigated

ROGET THESAURUS

blooming

Beauty

N beauty, the beautiful, to kalon, le beau ideal, aesthetics, callaesthetics, pulchritude, form, elegance, grace, beauty unadorned, natural beauty, symmetry, comeliness, fairness, polish, gloss, good effect, good looks, belle tournure, trigness, bloom, brilliancy, radiance, splendor, gorgeousness, magnificence, sublimity, sublimification, concinnity, delicacy, refinement, charm, je ne sais quoi, style, Venus, Aphrodite, Hebe, the Graces, Peri, Houri, Cupid, Apollo, Hyperion, Adonis, Antionous, Narcissus, peacock, butterfly, garden, flower of, pink of, bijou, jewel, work of art, flower, flow'ret gay, wildflower, rose, lily, anemone, asphodel, buttercup, crane's bill, daffodil, tulip, tiger lily, day lily, begonia, marigold, geranium, lily of the valley, ranunculus, rhododendron, windflower, pleasurableness, beautifying, landscaping, landscape gardening, decoration, calisthenics, beauty, hunk (of men), beautiful, beauteous, handsome, gorgeous, pretty, lovely, graceful, elegant, prepossessing, attractive, delicate, dainty, refined, fair, personable, comely, seemly, bonny, good-looking, well-favored, well-made, well-formed, well- proportioned, proper, shapely, symmetrical, harmonious, sightly, fit to be seen, passable, not amiss, goodly, dapper, tight, jimp, gimp, janty, jaunty, trig, natty, quaint, trim, tidy, neat, spruce, smart, tricksy, bright, bright eyed, rosy cheeked, cherry cheeked, rosy, ruddy, blooming, in full bloom, brilliant, shining, beamy, beaming, sparkling, splendid, resplendent, dazzling, glowing, glossy, sleek, rich, superb, magnificent, grand, fine, sublime, showy, specious, artistic, artistical, aesthetic, picturesque, pictorial, fait a peindre, well-composed, well grouped, well varied, curious, enchanting becoming, ornamental, undeformed, undefaced, unspotted, spotless, auxilium non leve vultus habet, beauty born of murmuring sound, flowers preach to us if we will hear, gratior ac pulchro veniens in corpore virtus, none but the brave deserve the fair, thou who hast the fatal gift of beauty.


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