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Syn. increasing, ever-widening, crescive, crescent, expanding, budding, germinating, maturing, burgeoning, fructifying, waxing, enlarging, amplifying, swelling, developing, mushrooming, spreading, thriving, flourishing, pulluLating, diLating, augmenting, stretching, living, sprouting, cloning, viable, organic, animate, spreading like wildfire*.Ant. lessening, withering, shrinking.
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