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Erupt   /ɪrˈəpt/  /ˈɪrəpt/   Listen
Erupt

verb
1.
Start abruptly.  Synonym: break out.
2.
Erupt or intensify suddenly.  Synonyms: break open, burst out, flare, flare up, irrupt.  "Tempers flared at the meeting" , "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
3.
Start to burn or burst into flames.  Synonyms: catch fire, combust, conflagrate, ignite, take fire.  "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
4.
Break out.  Synonyms: break through, come out, push through.
5.
Become active and spew forth lava and rocks.  Synonyms: belch, extravasate.
6.
Force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up.  Synonyms: break, burst.  "Erupt in anger"
7.
Appear on the skin.
8.
Become raw or open.  Synonyms: break out, recrudesce.  "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries" , "Such boils tend to recrudesce"



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Words linked to "Erupt" :   deepen, burn, light up, explode, catch, trouble, intensify, pain, dehisce, appear, express feelings, begin, ail, express emotion, blow out, change state, start, turn



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