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erupt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of erupt

  1. 1 to violently throw out or off (something from within) the volcano erupted clouds of poisonous gas and tons of hot ash Synonyms of erupt belch, disgorge, eject, eruct, expel, jet, spew, spout, spurt Words Related to erupt gush, pour, squirt, stream, surge; emanate, exhale, issue, release, shoot, spit, spring, vent; discharge, emit, fire; cast, fling, heave, hurl, launch, pitch, toss Near Antonyms of erupt bottle (up), contain, restrain, shut (in or up)

  2. 2 to develop suddenly and violently a fire erupted, and flames soon engulfed the room Synonyms of erupt blaze (up), break out, burst (forth), explode, flame, flare (up) Words Related to erupt rocket, skyrocket; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, snowball, swell, wax; blow up, detonate, touch off


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