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  • v. Present participle of outgrow.


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  • Whether they come from falls and scrapes or just plain outgrowing our expectations, there will be more and more.

    Heart, Dropped. | Her Bad Mother

  • Those who so readily condemn Imperialism are as a rule speaking of a political stage that most Empires never survive but which ours has succeeded in outgrowing.

    Special Luncheon Meeting

  • The survival of the biosphere depends on "outgrowing" the dominant institutions that rule us through the fictitious creation of a monetary system.

    Zeitgeist Addendum: Steps toward a sustainable future

  • Btw, I am a fan of all most things pertaining to Superman the character, but for the first time, it feels like I am "outgrowing" comics in general because of all the badmouthing and criticism that modern day fans have been spewing out against SR.

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  • Tennyson's frequent excursions into the realm of spiritual consciousness while still a child, bears out our contention that many children not infrequently have this experience, and either through reserve or from lack of ability to explain it, keep the matter to themselves; generally losing or "outgrowing" the tendency as they enter the activities of school life, and the mortal mind becomes dominant in them.

    Cosmic Consciousness

  • Theatre group StagedRight is to switch its base to Carlisle Racecourse after 'outgrowing' its current home at the city's Sands Centre.

    News round-up

  • Other situations may result from users "outgrowing" their equipment and requiring something bigger (or indeed, smaller), faster and better.

    Channel Register

  • Post subject: "outgrowing" balance problems? has anyone had balance problems as a child which were later outgrown? is this common?

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • cool change in perspective, floreta. "outgrowing" the blog makes even more sense now than when we discussed it.

    Sunday Scribblings: New

  • Economists expect the U.K.'s economy to underperform its European and North American counterparts this year before outgrowing Europe next year, in part as falling inflation frees up British wallets.

    U.K. Rebounds, But Slowdown Feared


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