Thesaurus / grew
other words for grew
- branch out
- burst forth
- come to be
- fill out
- get bigger
- get taller
- pop up
- spring up
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The Camaldolites grew out of an Italian reform movement independent of Clugny though no doubt related to it.
THE RISE OF THE MEDIAEVAL CHURCHALEXANDER CLARENCE FLICK
Their system must have been composed of a collection of processes and receipts which grew in number as the centuries passed away.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
But, alas, the same evening he grew restless, and signs of fever became apparent.
ROYALTY RESTOREDJ. FITZGERALD MOLLOY
Bunker rowed the boat half way across the lake, and tied it to one of the trees that grew on a little island.
BUNNY BROWN AND HIS SISTER SUE AT CAMP REST-A-WHILELAURA LEE HOPE
Captain Burgoyne was on deck when the catastrophe happened, remaining there as the night grew stormy.
GRACE DARLINGEVA HOPE
Then, as the night grew cold, Tish suggested that we shove them near the fire, which we did.
TISH, THE CHRONICLE OF HER ESCAPADES AND EXCURSIONSMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
We grew afraid—my face was damp with fear, the hair stood up upon my head.
AYESHAH. RIDER HAGGARD
He grew more and more doubtful of them, until at last he was sure that he had lost the trail entirely.
SOUTH FROM HUDSON BAYE. C. [ETHEL CLAIRE] BRILL
He looked down through the transparent nose of the copter at a town, now choked with trees that grew among the tumbled walls.
THE RETURNH. BEAM PIPER AND JOHN J. MCGUIRE
Who would comfort Catherine, and who would bring up his son when he grew beyond his mothers control?
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY