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spurting

verb
present participle 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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“Spurting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spurting. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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