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  • nounblow-up, blast
  • verbblow up, break out

synonyms for bursts

  • barrage
  • blowout
  • crack
  • eruption
  • explosion
  • flare
  • fusillade
  • gust
  • outbreak
  • outpouring
  • rush
  • salvo
  • shower
  • spate
  • spurt
  • storm
  • surge
  • torrent
  • volley
  • access
  • bang
  • bombardment
  • breach
  • break
  • cannonade
  • discharge
  • fit
  • gush
  • round
  • rupture
  • sally
  • split
  • blow
  • break
  • rush
  • disintegrate
  • shatter
  • detonate
  • pop
  • explode
  • erupt
  • barge
  • crack
  • rupture
  • pierce
  • run
  • fracture
  • fragment
  • spout
  • splinter
  • shiver
  • split
  • puncture
  • discharge
  • perforate
  • prick
  • fly open
  • gush forth
  • rend asunder
  • tear apart
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antonyms for bursts

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  • closing
  • closure
  • juncture
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How to use bursts in a sentence

Though you should always speak pleasantly, do not mix your conversation with loud bursts of laughter.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Her lips move, and I feel her warm breath on my cheek; but, without uttering a word, she bursts into vehement weeping.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The great white throne is set, and from beneath it a flame bursts forth devouring the guilty objects of his wrath.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Imagine a language, in which to say, "He bursts out laughing," one must use the word s'escacalasso!
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Sometimes I was almost deafened with their songs, at others with their bursts of maddened mirth.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
Meanwhile from the distance come bursts of wild music; and at last Helena returns—pale, and deeply agitated.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
His mother bursts into weeping by his bed, and he tells her that even from the dungeon of pride there may be deliverance.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
A few parties, with sudden bursts of white satin and colored brilliance, were leaving the noisy salons.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The sun then bursts out, and the face of Nature appears more gay, animated and splendid than before.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Our driver chuckles, and then bursts out afresh, "Asking the queen to dance!"
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BURSTS

  • bottle rockets
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  • fire flowers
  • pyrotechnics
  • sparklers
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