Definition of flowering:
breakthrough, efflorescence, peak, aquatic, roselike, unfolding, lilylike, prime, skin rash, glory days, orchidlike, biennial, efflorescent, rash, bushy, pinnacle, roseola, golden age, someone's day in the sun, aromatic, florescence, arboreal, heyday, comeback, anthesis, abloom, blossoming, creeping, mature, flush, pealike, bare, barren, androgynous, algal, flowerlike, inflorescence, flowery, bloom, blossomy, blossom, blooming, petallike, high tide, flower, bloomy.
- "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
That very night while Cornelius and Rosa rejoiced as lovers- for now even Rosa was convinced of the prisoner's love for her- over the happiness of the flowering tulip, Boxtel crept into her room, and carried off the black tulip to Haarlem.- "The World's Greatest Books, Vol III", Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds..
- "Abroad with the Jimmies", Lilian Bell.