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English noun: spirt

1. spirt (event) the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)

Synonymsjet, spurt, squirt

Broader (hypernym)discharge, outpouring, run

Narrower (hyponym)spray, spritz

English verb: spirt

1. spirt (motion) gush forth in a sudden stream or jet

SamplesWater gushed forth.

Synonymsgush, spout, spurt

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

Broader (hypernym)pour

Narrower (hyponym)blow, pump, whoosh

2. spirt (motion) move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy

Synonymsforge, spurt

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

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

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