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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUBBLED

They had bubbled up within him—were hovering on the verge of his burning lips.

Finally it bubbled over, much as might one of her own kettles.

For sixty miles he chuckled and bubbled with anticipation and curiosity.

At length, when he had dug about a foot deep, there bubbled up some water.

The limpid spring bubbled and laughed at the foot of the hill.

Rose, who had looked as grave as a judge while Jacintha was present, bubbled into laughter.

That was the day when Ned was in his glory, and bubbled over with excitement.

But I have bubbled over to one or two correspondents on this head, and will say no more.

She bubbled that he was going to be the Big Man in his class.

He was bubbled by every Neighbour he dealt with, and choused by every Tenant he trusted.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., perhaps from Middle Dutch bobbel (n.) and/or Middle Low German bubbeln (v.), all probably of echoic origin. Bubble bath first recorded 1949. Of financial schemes originally in South Sea Bubble (1590s), on notion of "fragile and insubstantial."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.