Antonyms for bursts

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Bursts of laughter and singing came now and then out of the saloons.

The pulpit of St. Saturnin resounded with his bursts of eloquence.

Wherever the life is, that bursts into appearance around it.

I could only gasp out with bursts of frantic tears, “I was so hungry!”

He did not like his spells of fawning loquacity and bursts of resentfulness.

There was a babble of voices from the loudspeaker, punctuated by bursts of static.

The pod is elliptical, and the cotton which bursts from it at maturity is snow-white.

It came in bursts and ripples, and seemed that it would never end.

Hermann in bursts of pride and patriotism used to call us toy-soldiers.

A wind blows on the heart, and bursts it, causing death by 'heart failure.'

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firework

nounpyrotechnic display at celebrations

fireworks

nounpyrotechnic display at celebrations
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