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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; Intensify suddenly; Enter uninvited.

Usage examples (3)
  • His "monstrous perpetration" was the most irreverent irregularity ever to irrupt among the blushing members of that canonical and conanical conclave, The B.S.I. But it...
  • "A Way Out" reminds me again of "Steve Hackett's" albums until the vocals irrupt to ruin the effect, from this point forward and despite the efforts of the band, they...
  • Charles readily adopted his advice, which was but too conformable to the principles of defpotifm he had imbibed from Buckingham his favourite, the mofl: irrupt of men,... for more
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