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mushroom

Synonyms of mushroom in English:

verb

  • the ecotourism industry mushroomed in the 1980s
    proliferate, grow/develop rapidly, burgeon, spread, increase, expand, spring up, shoot up, sprout, burst forth, boom, explode, snowball, rocket, skyrocket;
    thrive, flourish, prosper
    [Antonyms] contract, fail
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    Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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