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verb as in sprout; grow quickly

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As is so often in the case for many quasi-medical diagnoses, the numbers of people considered to have dyslexia have mushroomed.

That began to change in the 1980s, when dog ownership mushroomed.

I picked up my camera and just as I started to do that, the top of the building exploded and mushroomed out from the North Tower.

In 1934, labor radicals spearheaded shutdowns in Minneapolis and San Francisco that mushroomed into general strikes.

It has mushroomed into a huge political event, the unofficial start of the 2012 campaign season.

It mushroomed with a flare of scorching radiance that drove needles of agony into the gangster's body.

Ere the haze of the burning cordite had drifted aft, the smoke from the bursting shell mushroomed close to the huge envelope.

The bullet mushroomed when it struck the bone with a soft nose, in which the lead was not protected by a tough metal jacket.

Even Step Hen recognized it as the mushroomed bullet that had been fired from his rifle.

The hollow-fronted ball struck on the ribs, and traversing the vitals, "mushroomed" itself against the shoulder-blade.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mushroomed, such as: explode, proliferate, boom, burgeon, flourish, and expand.

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