budding

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʌdɪŋ/US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʌdɪŋ/

From the verb bud: (⇒ conjugate)
budding is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

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Synonyms:
maturing, developing , growing , incipient, about to bloom, fresh , shooting up, burgeoning, opening , blossoming, putting forth shoots, vegetating, flowering, blooming, promising , aspiring, young , pubescent, sprouting, germinating, pullulating, immature , latent, embryonic, in bud, bursting forth, beginning to grow, nascent, fledgling, potential , in the making, up-and-coming


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Sense: Noun: undeveloped plant
Synonyms:
shoot , germ, blossom , sprout , flower , flower bud, leaf bud
Sense: Verb: start to grow
Synonyms:
bloom , blossom , flourish , germinate, sprout , shoot up, grow , develop , flower , come into flower, open
Sense: Noun: friend - slang
Synonyms:
friend , pal , buddy , mate (UK), chum, bro (slang), brother (slang), bruh (UK, slang)
Sense: Noun: marijuana
Synonyms:
marijuana, pot (informal), weed (informal), ganja (informal), dope (informal), cannabis, grass (informal), reefer (informal), herb (informal), chronic (informal)

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