Origin of burgeon
usage note for burgeon
How to use burgeon in a sentence
I put Morrissey on in my car and as I wound my way through the neurotic Hollywood hills my misery burgeoned.
In an environment lacking effective law enforcement, blackmail possibilities burgeoned: protection rackets, kidnapping, and so on.
Even in the desert the monstrous accountability system of the army lived and burgeoned.Overland|John William De Forest
From this seemingly innocuous assumption, a mythological psychology burgeoned.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
The sky was cloudless, the tall trees had burgeoned, a few green shoots were already brightening their myriad of brown twigs.A Daughter of Eve|Honore de Balzac
He knew that she liked his company, and whatever was well in him burgeoned at the knowledge.The Lady of Loyalty House|Justin Huntly McCarthy
Beneath their crowns and handkerchiefs burgeoned forth plaits of false hair decorated with coral and silver ornaments.The Garden Of Allah|Robert Hichens