Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Definitions for burgeon
- To grow or develop quickly; flourish.
- To begin to grow or blossom.
- To put forth, as buds.
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Citations for burgeon
They fought aggressively to bring their burgeoning industry under their control; in so doing, they also worked to elevate Cleveland over Pittsburg as a refining center (which they accomplished in 1869).
Avoid plants that will burgeon beyond bounds. The wide range of plants available includes many smaller species and cultivars that have been bred to stay compact.