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growing

[groh-ing] /ˈgroʊ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
becoming greater in quantity, size, extent, or intensity:
growing discontent among industrial workers.
2.
having or showing life.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English growende. See grow, -ing2
Related forms
growingly, adverb
ungrowing, adjective
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growing

adj.

Old English, present participle adjective from grow (v.). Growing season is attested from 1729; growing pains by 1752.

n.

late 14c., verbal noun from grow (v.).

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