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burgeon (verb) BUR-jun
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Grow, swell, develop rapidly, flourish.
The hedgerows had begun to burgeon with violets, primroses, wild garlic and early pink campion.
Mother Without a Mask
We have teachers who are doing more and more with less and less - less support in speech therapists, school psychologists, and in the sense that they have more children in their classrooms as classroom sizes burgeon.
I can also see the warts, wens and keratoses that burgeon on the elderly mug like mushrooms, and these I can't eliminate.
, 18 November 2006.
Ever since the Web began to burgeon, barely under human control, people have been straining to relate it to something familiar -- an ecosystem, the weather, an unruly crowd at a rock concert.
Myth surrounds Faulkner because he refused to confirm or deny stories, allowing rumour to burgeon where it would.
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