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  Definition of erupt
  1. become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
  2. erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
  3. become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
  4. start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
  5. appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
  6. as of teeth, for example; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
  7. force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
  8. start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
Similar Words: belch, extravasate, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out, recrudesce, break out, come out, break through, push through, break, burst, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate

 

Hyponyms: dehisce, blow out, catch, light up

 

Grouped Verbs: come out, break through, push through, burn, combust

 

Derivational Morphology: eruption, eructation, extravasation, volcanic eruption, outburst, burst, flare-up, outbreak, irruption, ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation

 

 
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