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As she discussed her understanding of the voting rights campaign and how she planned to recreate it, I grew more relieved.

“I grew up in a household with really strong women,” Zufi explains.

He grew up both a computer geek in the early days of video games and an avid record collector.

Because we all grew up initially thinking it was “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen.”

Dickens grew up in a London where child labor was ruthlessly exploited.

Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.

In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”

He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.

The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.

Day by day these fretting anxieties and perplexities wasted her strength, and her fever grew higher and higher.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grew, such as: widen, sprout, cultivate, develop, raise, and flourish.

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