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Definitions of erupt:
  • verb:   start to burn or burst into flames
  • verb:   become active and spew forth lava and rocks
    Example: "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
  • verb:   erupt or intensify suddenly
    Example: "Unrest erupted in the country"
  • verb:   become raw or open
  • verb:   start abruptly
  • verb:   appear on the skin
    Example: "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
  • verb:   as of teeth, for example
    Example: "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
  • verb:   force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
    Example: "Erupt in anger"

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