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ERUPT





Definition:

  1. [verb] start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
    Synonyms: break out

  2. [verb] erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
    Synonyms: irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out

  3. [verb] start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
    Synonyms: ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate

  4. [verb] as of teeth, for example; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
    Synonyms: come out, break through, push through

  5. [verb] become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
    Synonyms: belch, extravasate

  6. [verb] force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
    Synonyms: break, burst

  7. [verb] appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"

  8. [verb] become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
    Synonyms: recrudesce, break out

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