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forming

verb
present participle of form

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1 to take on a definite form
  • my ideas on the subject are just starting to form

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2 to be all the substance of
  • this one sentence really forms the basis of your argument

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5 to come to have gradually
  • I don't want you beginning skiers to form any bad habits

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“Forming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forming. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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