Bourgeoning



burgeon.
to grow or develop quickly; flourish:
The town burgeoned into a city. He burgeoned into a fine actor.
to begin to grow, as a bud; put forth buds, shoots, etc., as a plant (often followed by out, forth).
to put forth, as buds.
a bud; sprout.
Historical Examples

The Incendiary W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Personae Ezra Pound
A Woman of Genius Mary Austin
The Prisoner Alice Brown
Canyons of the Colorado J. W. Powell

noun, verb
a variant spelling of burgeon
verb
often foll by forth or out. (of a plant) to sprout (buds)
(intransitive; often foll by forth or out) to develop or grow rapidly; flourish
noun
a bud of a plant
v.

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