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if children or animals grow, they become taller or larger
to become larger in size and fill more space
to become larger than normal, usually because of liquid collecting inside
to become bigger and heavier
if part of your body dilates, it becomes bigger and wider
to be filled with air and swell out like a sail
to become inflated
to grow to full adult size
to become larger than something else
to become bigger, more successful, more popular etc, in a way that makes your previous methods or activities no longer suitable
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
the work that a teacher does when they teach a particular subject, especially to one person or to...
an electric skateboard
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