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budding

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of budding

  1. beginning to come into existence <the budding romance between the coworkers was the talk of the office> Synonyms aborning, nascent, inceptive, inchoate, incipientRelated Words first, formative, inaugural, inchoative, initial, original; elementary, embryonic, fundamental, rudimentary; formless, incoherent; introductory, preliminary, preparatory; crude, primitive, rudeNear Antonyms advanced, developed, evolved, high, higher, improved, refinedAntonyms adult, full-blown, full-fledged, mature, ripe, ripened





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