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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To burst forth. To explode and send smoke, fire, and rock into the sky as in volcanoes. To start suddenly.

Usage examples (37)
  • At night, you will be able to hear the ground quake as more and more zucchinis erupt.
  • The film runs a gamut of intense emotions that erupt from the screen at every turn.
  • He is nibbling on spoonfuls of cottage cheese when shouts erupt from the car next to his.
  • Of course, it can happen earlier if hostilities erupt, which is not unlikely. for more
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