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Seed

is often used to talk about the start of an idea or feeling

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Root

is used to suggest the origins of something

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Grassroots supporters of an organization or society

Are the ordinary people in it, not the leader

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Stem

is used as a verb to signify that something originates in something else

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Bud

Flower before it opens

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Nip in the bud

Stop before it develops in something

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Weed out

Get rid of

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Prune back

Cut/limit

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Be reaping the rewards of

Be getting results from

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Reaping what we sowed

Experiencing the logical results of our actions - usually used in negative contexts

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Have dug up

Have discovered

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Be germinating

Be beginning to develop

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Have been sprouting up

Have been appearing quickly in large numbers

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Be flourishing

Be doing very well

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Shed

Lose

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Inhibition

A feeling of embarrassment or worry that prevents you from saying or doing what you want

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Thrive

Grow/develop well and successfully

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Fade

Die - become smaller

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Wither

Die - make the recipient feel scorned

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Shrivel

Die - become less

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Wilt

Die - lose energy