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The wise teacher will extirpate the first sproutings of the weed; for a weed more difficult to extirpate when grown there is not.

His plans and schemes lie as incapable of development as the fallen tree is incapable of new sproutings.

Another was, no doubt, that I always nipped his sentimental sproutings religiously in the bud.

In his desire for clean culture he treats any sproutings of the faculty divine as mere weeds, if they come up between the rows.

Certain sproutings of his imagination must be repressed—push 'em down, Matron.

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sproutings, such as: anthesis, developing, flowering, folding, rash, and redness.

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