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ripe

 
 
pronunciation:
raIp
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: riper, ripest
definition: fully grown and ready for harvest or eating.
The ripe peaches tasted wonderful.
antonyms:
green, immature
similar words:
aged, mellow
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derivations: ripely (adv.), ripeness (n.)