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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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in (the) bud

In an undeveloped, immature, or incipient state. More...

KSPavan
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:10:36 AM

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in (the) bud — In an undeveloped, immature, or incipient state.
taurine
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:51:12 AM

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Peer Gynt by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen.
monamagda
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 7:46:00 AM

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raghd muhi al-deen
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:48:13 AM

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undeveloped, immature

with my pleasure
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:11:54 PM

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I've only heard this, as "nip it in the bud", which Barney Fife used to love to say, any time there was trouble beginning in Mayberry.
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