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spurted

verb
past tense of spurt

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1 to flow out in great quantities or with force
  • water spurted from the garden hose just as I was checking the nozzle

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2 to throw out or off (something from within) often violently
  • the pipe suddenly cracked and began spurting water

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“Spurted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spurted. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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