bursting

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noun

as in explosion
the act or an instance of exploding narrowly escaped the bursting of the car's gas tank

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bursting

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verb

present participle of burst
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2
as in shattering
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
as in bulging
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 5 Dec. 2022.

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