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  1. 1
    if people, animals, or plants develop, they change or grow as they get older

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    1. a.
      to grow something

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  2. 5
    to begin to be affected by a disease or medical condition

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    1. b.
      to begin to have something such as a feeling, habit, interest, or relationship

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    2. d.
      to begin to have a problem or difficulty

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  3. 9
    to treat a film with chemicals in order to make photographs

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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