Word of the Day: Burgeon
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)
Subscribe and Get a Free eBook: 100 Writing Mistakes to Avoid
- The subscription is completely free, and we only send out one email per week, on Tuesdays
- Our emails are fun and educating and will help you improve your writing skills
- You can unsubscribe anytime you want and keep the e-book as a gift