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English verb: burst forth

1. burst forth (motion) jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)

SamplesThe attackers leapt out from the bushes.

Synonymsleap out, rush out, sally out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)appear

2. burst forth (change) be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise

SamplesHis anger exploded.

Synonymsbreak loose, explode

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

3. burst forth (change) come into or as if into flower

SamplesThese manifestations effloresced in the past.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)bloom, blossom, flower

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