Can anybody tell me if there a single word which has the meaning 'to grow and flourish'?
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It kind of sounds scientific but I don't think it is inartistic as a word, if that is what you are going for.
I think it is pretty acceptable to think that as time passes by certain tastes of our mature and become more refine.
Although, I am not sure if any of these words really cover the 'flourish' part of your requirements.