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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To grow or begin to grow like a plant.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used without object) : The town burgeoned into a city. He burgeoned into a fine actor
  • When she reached up and stroked his jaw, hope burgeoned.
  • Neurological responses burgeoned and bifurcated within him.
  • Writing has slowed even as slogging for the Man has burgeoned. for more
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