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adjective as in adult

adjective as in full-grown/full-fledged

adjective as in mellowed

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It might have ripened into something or it might have died on the vine.

On certain of the stems the fertile cone appears and the spores are ripened about June, after which the process withers.

Saussure has also observed that the quantity of ash diminishes in certain plants when the seed has ripened.

He and his young wife took a great liking to the lonely composer, and the intimacy ripened very quickly.

How many blighted buds there are for every full-blown flower or ripened fruit!

After the war, Daudet reappeared in Paris, greatly strengthened and ripened by his hermit-existence in the heart of Provence.


On this page you'll find 170 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ripened, such as: developed, grown, grown-up, of age, and ripe.

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