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growing

[ groh-ing ]
/ ˈgroʊ ɪŋ /
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adjective

becoming greater in quantity, size, extent, or intensity: growing discontent among industrial workers.
having or showing life.

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Origin of growing

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English growende. See grow, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM growing

grow·ing·ly, adverbun·grow·ing, adjective
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