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Synonyms for budding

Noun

1. budding, asexual reproduction, agamogenesis
usage: reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent

Verb

1. bud, develop
usage: develop buds; "The hibiscus is budding!"
2. bud, begin, start
usage: start to grow or develop; "a budding friendship"

Adjective

1. budding, undeveloped (vs. developed)
usage: beginning to develop; "a budding genius"
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