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grow (v):
come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Samples
He grew a beard.
The patient developed abdominal pains.
I got funny spots all over my body.
Well-developed breasts

Related Words: developget
grow (v):
pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
Samples
The weather turned nasty.
She grew angry

Related Words: turn
grow (v):
become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
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The problem grew too large for me.
Her business grew fast
grow (v):
increase in size by natural process
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Corn doesn't grow here.
In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees.
her hair doesn't grow much anymore
grow (v):
cause to grow or develop
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He grows vegetables in his backyard
grow (v):
develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
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He matured fast.
The child grew fast

Related Words: maturatemature
grow (v):
become attached by or as if by the process of growth
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The tree trunks had grown together
grow (v):
grow emotionally or mature
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The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten.
When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior

Related Word: develop
grow (v):
cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
Samples
The Bordeaux region produces great red wines.
They produce good ham in Parma.
We grow wheat here.
We raise hogs here

Related Words: farmproduceraise
grow (v):
come into existence; take on form or shape
Samples
A new religious movement originated in that country.
a love that sprang up from friendship.
the idea for the book grew out of a short story.
An interesting phenomenon uprose

Related Words: originate
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The written word is more to be feared than physical violence


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