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verb as in give forth, eject with force

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In response, the April Revolution protests erupted in much of the country.

The prison camp island nation known as Cuba erupted in celebration.

She became a schoolteacher, but, as war erupted, began taking in kids abandoned or orphaned by the conflict.

A Molotov cocktail tumbled in an arc overhead and erupted briefly in a blaze.

Kafr Kanna, the village where the shooting took place, erupted.

With an explosive hiss, gray jets of live steam erupted from pipes around the edge of the room.

He started to say to his wife, "Maybe we ought to call the police about—" when the speakers erupted again.

There no transitionary stratum extends between the primeval granite and the erupted rocks.

The quantity of water erupted varies from a few gallons in the small geysers to thousands of barrels in the large ones.

It is a young male, skull with skin, in which the last molar has not yet erupted, and bears the catalogue number 13654.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to erupted, such as: detonate, blow up, appear, burst, spew, and explode.

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