efflorescence

If your artistic career is in a period of efflorescence, that means you are producing the most work of your life, and it's very good. When something is in efflorescence, it is in bloom.

Inside of efflorescence you see the Latin root flora which means plant. Use this to remember the blooming nature of the word. Try not to confuse this word with effervescent, which means bubbly and light, like a glass of seltzer or a cheerleader.

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: efflorescence

1
n
the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
2
n
any red eruption of the skin
3
n
a powdery deposit on a surface
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: efflorescence
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n the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

Synonyms:
anthesis, blossoming, florescence, flowering, inflorescence
Type of:
development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny
(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

n the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Synonyms:
bloom, blossom, flower, flush, heyday, peak, prime
Types:
golden age
a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak
Type of:
period, period of time, time period
an amount of time
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n any red eruption of the skin

Synonyms:
rash, roseola, skin rash
Types:
heat rash, miliaria, prickly heat
obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
hives, nettle rash, urticaria, urtication
an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
Type of:
eruption
symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
3

n a powdery deposit on a surface

Synonyms:
bloom
Type of:
crystallisation, crystallization, crystallizing
the formation of crystals
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