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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of animals) fully developed; arrived at full maturity; Having gradually become.

Usage examples (37)
  • There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.
  • But the musician says he can express his faith even with what he calls his grown-up words.
  • How has she grown from the time she was a hatchling?
  • I believe that's a word grown-ups use more than any other. for more
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  • "Grown" (mature or older) people will certainly "groan" (a sound of pain) if they are hit in the "groin" (where the abdomen and the thighs meet).
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