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spurts

noun
plural of spurt

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity
  • a spurt of economic growth for the first quarter of the year

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2 a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening
  • a sudden spurt of blood rushed out from the opened wound

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spurts

verb
present tense third-person singular of spurt

Synonyms & Antonyms of spurts (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Spurts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spurts. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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