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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 Expositor’s Bible: The First Book of Kings F. W. Farrar
The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 Various
Adventures in Criticism Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The Expositor’s Bible:The Book of Numbers Robert A. Watson

noun, verb
a variant spelling of burgeon
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
a bud of a plant


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