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effloresce

verb

Definition of EFFLORESCE

to produce flowers <created an artificial environment in which plants grew and effloresced regardless of season>
Synonyms blossom, blow, burgeon (also bourgeon), effloresce, flower, unfold
Related Words leaf, leave; bud; open

April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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