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burgeon


bur·geon also bour·geon  (bûrjn)
intr.v. bur·geoned also bour·geoned, bur·geon·ing also bour·geon·ing, bur·geons also bour·geons
1.
a. To put forth new buds, leaves, or greenery; sprout.
b. To begin to grow or blossom.
2. To grow or develop rapidly.

[Middle English burgeonen, from Old French borjoner, from burjon, a bud, from Vulgar Latin *burri, burrin-, from Late Latin burra, a shaggy garment.]


burgeon  /brdn/  v.frml. [I] to grow quickly, (syn.) to mushroom: Our companys business is burgeoning now. burgeon

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