sprout


sprout [spraʊt] 是“n. & v. 萌芽”,可看作是spring与out的合体——“萌芽”在“春天”出来。

外刊例句:But over three decades, it has been contorted into the latest tax dodge in Silicon Valley, where new billionaires seem to sprout each week.  但三十年来,它被扭曲成硅谷最新的避税行为,那里似乎每周都会涌现出新的亿万富翁。(西雅图时报,2021 12月29日)

即时拓展:spout [spaʊt] v.& n. 喷射