A sudden growth in one's body, especially during adolescence.(noun)
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Use "growth spurt" in a sentence
"In one study devoted to what has become known as the Pygmalion effect, the psychologist Robert Rosenthal told a group of teachers that he had identified a small number of children who were poised for a great intellectual growth spurt during the coming school year."
"When her final growth spurt hit late that summer, taking her from five-five (pretty tall for a gymnast even at that) to six foot in her stocking feet and built like a Vargas pinup, it thoroughly put an end to any possibility of ever competing again."
"With my decent swimming ability learned from Dad and my growth spurt over the previous winter, at age seventeen I was already a big six feet, one inch and 190 pounds but still a kid at heart."