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effloresce

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of effloresce

  1. to produce flowers <created an artificial environment in which plants grew and effloresced regardless of season> Synonyms blossom, blow, burgeon (also bourgeon), bloom, flower, unfoldRelated Words leaf, leave; bud; openNear Antonyms dry up, fade, shrivel, wilt, wither; die, drop, expire, perish




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