What is the opposite of shrinking?

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Adjective
Opposite of shy or socially timid, not liking to be noticed
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in courage or confidence
“They were now bold warriors, far from the shy plebeians they once were.”
Adjective
Opposite of uncomfortable or embarrassed
Adjective
Opposite of shy and fond of being on one's own
Adjective
Opposite of not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
“The check-in assistant seemed to be in a particularly garrulous mood, chatting with his colleague while he printed out the boarding card.”
Adjective
Opposite of not conspicuous or attracting attention
Adjective
Opposite of becoming smaller or fewer in size, amount, intensity, or degree
Adjective
Opposite of slow to reveal emotion or opinions
Adjective
Opposite of soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence
Verb
Opposite of in a period of decrease or decline
Verb
Opposite of present participle for move back or away, especially because of fear or disgust
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to shy away from, or have misgivings about
Noun
Opposite of the process of becoming smaller
Noun
Opposite of the amount or degree by which something is reduced
Noun
Opposite of structural or physical deterioration
Noun
Opposite of protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof
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