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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Suddenly and violently broken open especially from internal pressure (`busted' is an informal term for `burst').

Usage examples (32)
  • Delores’s worried expression ruptured into pain, and she burst into tears.
  • Having worked in the operating room and been on call for several years, I've removed countless "ruptured" appendixes.
  • And that's called a ruptured aneurysm.
  • Blisters on the face broke and the skin ruptured. for more
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