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 for Grew
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grew \Grew\ (gr[udd]),
     imp. of Grow. Grewsome

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grow \Grow\ (gr[=o]), v. i. [imp. Grew (gr[udd]); p. p. Grown
      (gr[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Growing.] [AS. gr[=o]wan; akin
     to D. groeijen, Icel. gr[=o]a, Dan. groe, Sw. gro. Cf.
     Green, Grass.]
     1. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to
        increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter
        into the living organism; -- said of animals and
        vegetables and their organs.
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     2. To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to
        be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.
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              Winter began to grow fast on.         --Knolles.
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              Even just the sum that I do owe to you
              Is growing to me by Antipholus.       --Shak.
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     3. To spring up and come to maturity in a natural way; to be
        produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice
        grows in warm countries.
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              Where law faileth, error groweth.     --Gower.
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     4. To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect
        from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale.
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              For his mind
              Had grown Suspicion's sanctuary.      --Byron.
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     5. To become attached or fixed; to adhere.
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              Our knees shall kneel till to the ground they grow.
                                                    --Shak.
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     Growing cell, or Growing slide, a device for preserving
        alive a minute object in water continually renewed, in a
        manner to permit its growth to be watched under the
        microscope.
  
     Grown over, covered with a growth.
  
     To grow out of, to issue from, as plants from the soil, or
        as a branch from the main stem; to result from.
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              These wars have grown out of commercial
              considerations.                       --A. Hamilton.
  
     To grow up, to arrive at full stature or maturity; as,
        grown up children.
  
     To grow together, to close and adhere; to become united by
        growth, as flesh or the bark of a tree severed. --Howells.
  
     Syn: To become; increase; enlarge; augment; improve; expand;
          extend.
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