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burgeon

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verb
  • to grow rapidly, to flourish [Princeton Review]
  • (of a plant) put out leaves; sprout [Barron]
  • to grow and expand rapidly; flourish [Taisha]
  • grow forth; send out buds [Smirnov]

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