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erupt  v. i.  
To eject something, esp. lava, water, etc., as a volcano or geyser; as, when Mount Saint Helens erupted, some people were taken by surprise.
To burst forth; to break out, as ashes from a volcano, teeth through the gums, etc.; as, the third molar erupts late in most people, and in some persons does not occur at all. "When the amount and power of the steam is equal to the demand, it erupts with violence through the lava flood and gives us a small volcano."

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"Erupt" Quotes from Famous Books

... The last is sometimes worst as well as best, and this belated remnant is not only the last to appear, but the first to disappear. In a considerable percentage of cases it is situated so far back in the jaw that there is no room for it to erupt properly, and it produces inflammatory disturbances and painful pressure upon the nerves of the face ...
— Preventable Diseases • Woods Hutchinson

Words linked to "Erupt" :   belch, burst, ail, explode, extravasate, break open, ignite, catch, irrupt, burn, pain, push through, break out, break, express emotion, flare, appear, come out, conflagrate

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