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  • adj. Having sprouts

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Examples

  • One involved DNA variations close to another gene called sprouty 4 (SPRY4) which were associated with a 1. 48-fold increase in risk.

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  • They were tender, similar to microgreens, starting out with an almost sprouty flavor, but as I chewed the flavor quickly evolved with a surprising kick at the end.

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  • Maybe I am slightly exaggerating the momentousness of the arrival of actual green, sprouty things, but after a winter I thought would never end, I rejoiced this afternoon when I snapped this:

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  • Maybe I am slightly exaggerating the momentousness of the arrival of actual green, sprouty things, but after a winter I thought would never end, I rejoiced this afternoon when I snapped this: And on the other side of the path, some that might even bloom… Renewal, rebirth – the enrgy of Spring is infectious.

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  • You should see the beginning of white, sprouty looking things in the morning.

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  • The quality of these dry-gardened tubers is so high that my wife complains if she must buy a few new potatoes from the supermarket after our supplies have become so sprouty and/or shriveled that they're not tasty any longer.

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  • I had curried rice for tea and Nat had some saucy, sprouty, bacony, ricey goodness.

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  • Lee SH, Schloss DJ, Jarvis L, Krasnow MA, Swain JL (2001) Inhibition of angiogenesis by a mouse sprouty protein.

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  • The broccoli stalks, with a little help from some potatoes-preferably some which have gone a bit soft and sprouty-and sometimes some leftover rice, make a deliciously, velvety smooth soup base with superior flavor and no floury-aftertaste.

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  • Perhaps it was because there was so much of them, for death — if this were death, and it looked exactly like it — is no respecter of persons, and had contrived to make poor Sister Bridget — for she it was, as Sister Margaret could see at half a glance — look not so much dead as completely and shockingly inebriated, and this effect was enhanced by her iron-grey, short, sprouty hair which was matted with dried and clotted blood.

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