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Growing up as a teen in the 1960s, she had yearned to wear the same clothes her girlfriends wore.

For whatever reason, I grew up watching and loving horror movies—perhaps as a reaction to the environment I was growing up in.

So that time, and growing up in that environment, connected me to those films.

Growing up in that suburbia and air of pop culture, these images stayed with me like a weird dream.

But, growing up, he had never ascribed to any kind of religion, always doubting and questioning it.

I guess you are growing up, 17 laughed unconscious Dinah; its hateful and horrid to grow up; I never shall.

The school at the nearest town is broken up, and Mrs. W. says the children are growing up heathens.

Can it be that the cattle-king is opposed to the intimacy growing up between myself and his daughter?

Typical of the new children, growing up in cellars and sewers and underground shelters.

The children, who were growing up, also asked many favors from her, which she was ever ready to fulfill.


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On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grow up, such as: deteriorate, develop, get along, grow, mature, and decline.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.