I have a problem with the usage of the word “grow.”
Sentence 1: The wings grow.
Sentence 2: The chick grows wings.
I know “the hair grows” but not “I grow my hair.” But how about the sentences above? Are there any nuances?
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OP's utterance The chick grows wings is not a "felicitous / happy" use of the verb to grow. If you want the wings to be the subject (a perfectly acceptable stylistic choice), it's better to say...
The chick's wings develop.
Personally, I wouldn't say The chick develops its wings, because that implies a deliberate act by the chick. That implication is far weaker with my preferred version with the chick as the subject...
The chick develops wings.