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English verb: burst out

1. burst out (communication) give sudden release to an expression


SamplesWe burst out laughing.
'I hate you,' she burst out.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)evince, express, show


Narrower (hyponym)rip out

2. burst out (change) appear suddenly


SamplesSpring popped up everywhere in the valley.


Synonymspop out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)appear

3. burst out (change) erupt or intensify suddenly


SamplesUnrest erupted in the country.
Tempers flared at the meeting.
The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism.


Synonymsbreak open, erupt, flare, flare up, irrupt


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


Broader (hypernym)deepen, intensify









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