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synonyms for grows

  • 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 grows

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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 grows in a sentence

The Variegated Horsetail is not exclusively maritime, however, for it sometimes grows by the sides of rivers and ponds.
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He who has attained it grows giddy, and the fiercest winds are summoned to blow him from his eminence.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As observation widens and grows finer, the first bald representation becomes fuller and more life-like.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
We have for the upper table, or front, a thin slab of wood known as pine, from a species of tree that grows all over the world.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
The plant attains a large size, and grows with a luxuriance common to all products grown in the famous "blue grass" region.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In Louisiana the tobacco plant flourishes well and grows as well and as luxuriantly as sugar cane.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In some parts of Africa tobacco grows to a very great height.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The plant grows to the height of about eighteen inches, the leaves growing tufts at the base of the plant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It is true that it grows in other parts of the tropics, but it is very different from that produced here.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It belongs properly to the herbiferous species, and grows with uncommon rapidity.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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