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budding (root: bud)

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

buddingn. 
  •  The act or process of producing buds.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A process of asexual reproduction, in which a new organism or cell is formed by a protrusion of a portion of the animal or vegetable organism, the bud thus formed sometimes remaining attached to the parent stalk or cell, at other times becoming free; gemmation. See Hydroidea.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act or process of ingrafting one kind of plant upon another stock by inserting a bud under the bark.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

budding

abecedarian, aboriginal, antenatal, autochthonous, beginning, blooming, blossoming, burgeoning, callow, creative, crescent, developed, dewy, elemental, elementary, embryonic, fetal, florescent, flourishing, flowering, formative, foundational, full-fledged, full-grown, fully developed, fundamental, gestatory, green, growing, grown, grown-up, hypertrophied, immature, impubic, in embryo, in its infancy, in the bud, inaugural, inceptive, inchoate, inchoative, incipient, incunabular, inexperienced, infant, infantile, ingenuous, initial, initiative, initiatory, innocent, intact, introductory, inventive, juicy, mature, minor, naive, nascent, natal, new-fledged, original, overdeveloped, overgrown, parturient, postnatal, pregnant, prenatal, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primogenial, procreative, raw, ripening, rudimental, rudimentary, sappy, sprouting, tender, thriving, unadult, underage, undeveloped, unfledged, unformed, unlicked, unmellowed, unripe, unseasoned, ur, vernal, virginal

ROGET THESAURUS

budding

Youth

N youth, juvenility, juvenescence, juniority, infancy, babyhood, childhood, boyhood, girlhood, youthhood, incunabula, minority, nonage, teens, tender age, bloom, cradle, nursery, leading strings, pupilage, puberty, pucelage, prime of life, flower of life, springtide of life, seedtime of life, golden season of life, heyday of youth, school days, rising generation, young, youthful, juvenile, green, callow, budding, sappy, puisne, beardless, under age, in one's teens, in statu pupillari, younger, junior, hebetic, unfledged, youth on the prow and pleasure at the helm, youth a the glad season of life.

Expansion

N expansion, increase of size, enlargement, extension, augmentation, amplification, ampliation, aggrandizement, spread, increment, growth, development, pullulation, swell, dilation, rarefaction, turgescence, turgidness, turgidity, dispansion, obesity, hydrocephalus, hydrophthalmus, dropsy, tumefaction, intumescence, swelling, tumor, diastole, distension, puffing, puffiness, inflation, pandiculation, dilatability, expansibility, germination, growth, upgrowth, accretion, budding, gemmation, overgrowth, overdistension, hypertrophy, tympany, bulb, plumper, superiority of size, big bang, Hubble constant, expanded larger, &c (large), swollen, expansive, wide open, wide spread, flabelliform, overgrown, exaggerated, bloated, fat, turgid, tumid, hypertrophied, dropsical, pot bellied, swag bellied, edematous, oedematous, obese, puffy, pursy, blowzy, bigswoln, distended, patulous, bulbous, full blown, full grown, full formed, big, abdominous, enchymatous, rhipidate, tumefacient, tumefying.


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