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burgeons

verb
variants: also bourgeons
present tense third-person singular of burgeon

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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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“Burgeons.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burgeons. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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