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Grow

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.

2. To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue. Winter began to grow fast on. (Knolles) Even just the sum that i do owe to you Is growing to me by Antipholus. (Shak)

3. To spring up and come to matturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice grows in warm countries. Where law faileth, error groweth. (Gower)

4. To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale. For his mind Had grown Suspicion's sanctuary. (Byron)

5. To become attached of fixed; to adhere. Our knees shall kneel till to the ground they grow. (Shak) 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. 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.

Synonym: to become, increase, enlarge, augment, improve, expand, extend.

Origin: as. Grawan; akin to D. Groeijen, Icel. Groa, dan. Groe, Sw. Gro. Cf. Green, grass.


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A question about pubic hairs.

If you read Tricho's answer, he's answered you. The hair grows for certain time. Only because it seems to grow after being cut doesn't mean it grows infinitely. I guess you do not mark your pubic hairs to see how long a certain one grows.

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by JackBean
Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:37 pm
 
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Re: A question about pubic hairs.

If you cut a pubic hair, it grows back to a certain length. It has nothing to do with the time it has grown. So, anyone?

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by Anonymous111
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