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Definition 1: remains on sidelines at social event - [noun denoting person]

(wallflower is a kind of ...) someone who shrinks from familiarity with others

Definition 2: perennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange; often naturalized on old walls or cliffs; sometimes placed in genus Erysimum - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for wallflower in the sense of this definition

(wallflower is a kind of ...) a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms

(... is a member of wallflower) Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers

Definition 3: any of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant yellow or orange or brownish flowers - [noun denoting plant]

(wallflower is a kind of ...) a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms

(... is a kind of wallflower ) showy erect biennial or short-lived perennial cultivated for its terminal racemes of orange-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Cheiranthus

(... is a member of wallflower) large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America

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