Word of the Day: Burgeon

By Daniel Scocco

Burgeon (bûr’jən), which can also be spelt as bourgeon, means to grow, sprout or blossom.

Howard also announced a cash payment of $720 for each adult and $400 for each child who lost their homes — an initial response that was expected to burgeon quickly to millions of dollars in aid. (USAToday.com)

The firm risks stifling potential money-spinners with a burgeoning bureaucracy. (Economist.com)

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