maturement, increase, maturation, growth, flourishing, evolution, ripening, emergence, increment, outgrowth, ontogeny, development, suppuration, exploitation, thriving, healthy, ontogenesis, festering
expanding (part of speech: verb)
increasing (part of speech: verb)
extending, maturing, raising, lengthening, amplifying, pullulating, inflating, burgeoning, adding, crescent, maximizing, spreading like wildfire, widening, augmenting, heightening, sprouting, elevating, enlarging, mushrooming, crescive, multiplying, cloning, fructifying, increasing, upgrading, expanding, incrementing, ever-widening, broadening, advancing, waxing, organic, viable, fattening, accruing, animate, magnifying, boosting, budding, germinating, reinforcing, living
- I found this one growing near the mine. - "The Love of Frank Nineteen", David Carpenter Knight.
- It growing late, I left him to his rest. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII.", Robert Kerr.
- That didn't keep either of them from growing up a man and a woman. - "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.