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bursting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible
  • the store was bursting with bargain hunters on the day of the big sale

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bursting

noun

Synonyms of bursting (Entry 2 of 3)

the act or an instance of exploding
  • narrowly escaped the bursting of the car's gas tank

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  • implosion

bursting

verb
present participle of burst

Synonyms & Antonyms of bursting (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • the turnover's crust burst when the filling expanded

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2 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • finally burst the piñata open with one mighty swing of the bat

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3 to be copiously supplied
  • a young singer/dancer who seems to be bursting with energy and talent

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“Bursting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bursting. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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