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popped

verb
past tense of pop

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1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • a balloon popped suddenly and startled us all

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2 to break suddenly with an explosive sound
  • the last strand popped, causing the chandelier to drop to the floor with a great crash

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3 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • popping popcorn over a campfire

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4 to strike with a missile from a gun
  • went into the woods hoping to pop the rabbit that was eating our vegetables

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“Popped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/popped. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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