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Meaning of erupt

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former
           East Bloc" [syn: {erupt}, {break out}]
      2: erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country";
         "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a
         burst of patriotism" [syn: {erupt}, {irrupt}, {flare up},
         {flare}, {break open}, {burst out}]
      3: start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited
         suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously" [syn:
         {erupt}, {ignite}, {catch fire}, {take fire}, {combust},
      4: break out; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted" [syn:
         {erupt}, {come out}, {break through}, {push through}]
      5: become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts
         once in a while" [syn: {erupt}, {belch}, {extravasate}]
      6: force out or release suddenly and often violently something
         pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger" [syn: {break},
         {burst}, {erupt}]
      7: appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had
         touched the exotic plant"
      8: become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks
         out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
         [syn: {erupt}, {recrudesce}, {break out}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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