Predicate: flourish

Roleset id: flourish.01 , prosper, do well, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

flourish.01: FLOURISH-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls exist-47.1-1, gorge-39.6. (from flourish.01-v)


flourish (v.)Thriving


        Arg1-PPT: thing flourishing (vnrole: 47.1-1-Theme, 39.6-Agent)
        Arg2-PRD: secondary attribute

Example: usual usage

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Back when the Burgess fauna were flourishing, it seems, human evolutionary hopes hung on the survival of a little worm with a backbone called Pikaia.

        Arg1: the Burgess fauna
        Rel: flourishing

Example: with secondary attribute

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John flourished as a grad student--no, really!

        Arg1: John
        Rel: flourished
        Arg2: as a grad student