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Definition growing and flourishing
  • She is entering the burgeoning field of alternative energy.
  • Government debt burgeons in an economic slowdown.
  • A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
  • The burgeoning administration
  • The burgeoning population
  • I Won't Bore You with all the tedious details of the next seven months' the day-to-day grind, belly burgeoning around the life growing inside me.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • The competition for resources intensifies, and burgeoning tribes itch to kill each other.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Here, burgeoning manhood was guided and celebrated through a rite of passage.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • She shook her head; under the kerchief it was burgeoning with curlers.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • As the sphere of light grew, it intensified, like a burgeoning fiend preparing to consume the entire sky.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • He felt such a burgeoning fear in his chest that it was hard to breathe.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Broken Arrow definitely burgeons, then.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  The Secret Hour
  • There was a burgeoning within him of strange feelings and unwonted impulses.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • La Raza Unida Party, founded in South Texas, became the arm of the movement's burgeoning political campaigns.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Like a Puppy I stay, and for once I stay long enough for the ice dam to melt, warm into an easy flow, burgeoning into a river of need.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • The slave population, too, had burgeoned to nearly 700,000 men, women, and children who had no freedom whatever.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • I was clever, a burgeoning hero with an Mar like a bar of Ramston steel.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • The first was a burgeoning industry of escapism.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • I wasn't the only one witnessing the burgeoning prostitution trade along Dixie Highway.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • On all sides, towering bookcases burgeoned with volumes.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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