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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To have gotten larger, greater or bigger.

Usage examples (39)
  • Roses red, and violets blue, And all the sweetest flowers, that in the forest grew.
  • Verb (used without object) : Our friendship grew from common interests. ,His influence has grown. ,The branches of the trees grew together,...
  • Katie set her jaw, and her expression grew steely.
  • His expression grew sad, then he sighed and shook it off. for more
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  • The monster "grew" (to increase in size) so huge that the townspeople would "grue" (cry out in horror) whenever it came nearby.
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