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burgeoning

adjective

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burgeoning

verb
variants: also bourgeoning
present participle of burgeon

Synonyms & Antonyms of burgeoning (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • the trout population in the stream is burgeoning now that the water is clean

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2 to grow vigorously
  • the spring flowers burgeoned once the warm weather set in for good

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3 to produce flowers
  • chrysanthemums usually burgeon in early fall

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The first known use of burgeoning was in 1869

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“Burgeoning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burgeoning. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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