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adjective as in breaking open

adjective as in as full as possible

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The House of Representatives is bursting to the rafters with contenders for the title.

This past weekend saw two would-be blockbusters bursting at the seams with stars crash and burn at the box office.

I binged on America, I stuffed myself so full of America I was bursting at the seams with America.

Because the real bombs were bursting not in the air outside, but in the thick fog inside the Pennsylvania State House.

Nevers is a revelation for us both, a wonderful town nestled on the Loire and bursting with cathedrals, chateaux and history.

It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.

It was a few days after the bursting of this domestic thunder-cloud, that Gilbert and Dorothy were thrown alone together.

The conversation was here cut short by the bursting on their ears of a sudden noise at some distance.

It was almost impossible for him to keep from bursting into tears, though he was a brave, strong man.

The Seneschal blew out his cheeks almost to bursting point, then wagged his head and smiled wistfully.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bursting, such as: breaking, null, and exploding.

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