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On certain of the stems the fertile cone appears and the spores are ripened about June, after which the process withers.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Saussure has also observed that the quantity of ash diminishes in certain plants when the seed has ripened.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
He and his young wife took a great liking to the lonely composer, and the intimacy ripened very quickly.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
How many blighted buds there are for every full-blown flower or ripened fruit!
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
After the war, Daudet reappeared in Paris, greatly strengthened and ripened by his hermit-existence in the heart of Provence.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Like the Mosaic Law, under the sedulous care of the sacerdotal orders it ripened into a most burdensome ritualism.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The best oil was made from olives not fully ripe, but the largest quantity was yielded by the ripened fruit.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
A new phase of mischief gradually ripened during the year 1846.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Had she been much beloved, it is possible that she might have ripened into sweetness under that celestial sunshine.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
Many unknown plants were observed, but their flowering season having passed, the fruit of many of them had ripened and fallen.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO RIPENED

  • adult
  • full-blown
  • grown
  • grown-up
  • in one's prime
  • marriageable
  • mature
  • nubile
  • of age
  • perfected
  • prime
  • ripened
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