Word:

erupt

e`rupt´   Pronunciation: ė`rŭpt´
v. t.1.To cause to burst forth; to eject; as, to erupt lava.
v. i.1.To eject something, esp. lava, water, etc., as a volcano or geyser; as, when Mount Saint Helens erupted, some people were taken by surprise.
2.To burst forth; to break out, as ashes from a volcano, teeth through the gums, etc.; as, the third molar erupts late in most people, and in some persons does not occur at all.
Verb1.erupt - start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
Synonyms: break out
2.erupt - erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
3.erupt - start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
4.erupt - as of teeth, for example; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
5.erupt - become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
Synonyms: belch, extravasate
6.erupt - force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
Synonyms: burst, break
7.erupt - appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
8.erupt - become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
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