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synonyms for grew

  • advance
  • age
  • become
  • breed
  • build
  • come
  • cultivate
  • develop
  • expand
  • flourish
  • gain
  • increase
  • mature
  • multiply
  • produce
  • raise
  • rise
  • spread
  • sprout
  • swell
  • thrive
  • turn
  • widen
  • abound
  • amplify
  • arise
  • augment
  • burgeon
  • dilate
  • enlarge
  • extend
  • germinate
  • heighten
  • issue
  • luxuriate
  • maturate
  • mount
  • originate
  • propagate
  • pullulate
  • ripen
  • shoot
  • stem
  • stretch
  • thicken
  • vegetate
  • wax
  • branch out
  • burst forth
  • come to be
  • fill out
  • get bigger
  • get taller
  • pop up
  • spring up
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antonyms for grew

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  • cease
  • compress
  • contract
  • decline
  • decrease
  • demolish
  • destroy
  • diminish
  • drop
  • fail
  • halt
  • ignore
  • languish
  • lessen
  • lose
  • lower
  • narrow
  • neglect
  • raze
  • recede
  • reduce
  • repress
  • retreat
  • ruin
  • shrink
  • stop
  • abridge
  • condense
  • curtail
  • hold
  • keep
  • shorten
  • stunt
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How to use grew in a sentence

Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Day by day these fretting anxieties and perplexities wasted her strength, and her fever grew higher and higher.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The man with the automobile, the corn-cure, and the baby grew to be legendary in the villages of Provence.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
That, and a range war that grew out of the killing, and some kind of a business deal just about broke them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As he read, a look of surprise came over his face, and then his countenance grew stern and grim.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
A biggish sea running, subsiding as the day went on—and my mind grew calmer with the waves.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
As they were passing a place where the bushes grew thickly by the side of the road, they received a gruff command to halt.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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