Definition of 'burgeon'
Example sentences containing 'burgeon'
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Under the pale blue sky the trees seemed visibly to burgeon: yesterday's bare branches swelled into bud and would be in leaf by tomorrow. LEFT, RIGHT AND CENTRE (2001)What man in his right mind, knowing he was not long for the world, would wish it to burgeon and brighten in his absence? SACRAMENT (2001)
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Translations for 'burgeon'
British English: burgeon VERB
If something burgeons, it grows or develops rapidly.
Plants burgeon from every available space.
Definition of burgeon from the Collins English Dictionary
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