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noun as in projection

noun as in product, consequence

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Surely a genuine reckoning into what we’re seeing now would take as its premise that it is the outgrowth of a much broader series of mistakes and failures.

So what we’re seeing is the outgrowth of a breakdown in the family, in the economy, in those neighborhoods they came out of, if this is very much a homegrown phenomenon.

For her, coordinating friendship groups that brought together Americans who had so recently gone to war with one another was a natural outgrowth of her role in her own family.

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The grief and havoc of these past four years, confronted boldly, can yield an outgrowth of hope.

With teams as a rule scoring more efficiently in transition than in the halfcourt, this is a natural outgrowth of getting players capable of that pairing of skills.

The collaboration between two large companies is the logical outgrowth of a few big trends.

Culture is an organic outgrowth of an organization's history, it's people, its successes and failures.

But this is an inversion of Zionism, not its natural outgrowth.

Much like I wonder how one becomes a beach-volleyball official from Egypt—an economic outgrowth of the Arab Spring I suppose.

But anarchism is a logical outgrowth of the anti-intellectual side of collectivism.

Occasionally an ear-like outgrowth appears on the neck, indicative of the attempt of a second slit to develop into an ear.

The art of any people is an outgrowth and efflorescence of an internal living principle: and as is the tree so is its fruit.

The art of sculpture was an essential outgrowth of the Greek spirit, and perfectly suited the requirements of Greek thought.

Colorado was the outgrowth of the great financial crisis of 1857.

Luther's devil is the outgrowth of humanity in long-clothes.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outgrowth, such as: offshoot, bulge, enlargement, excrescence, jut, and node.

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