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verb as in jump, burst

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This is pop music as meditation, as solace, as an expression of faith.

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About 100 million Americans now have the ability to get pop-up notifications from local health authorities when they’ve personally spent time near someone who later tested positive for the coronavirus.

It might reasonably be seen as a flourishy blip, campy ephemera or an uncommonly excellent case in pop’s mimicry of the mood of an exceptionally twisty epoch.

Stateside, however, sophisti-pop proper lives mostly now within banal retail atmospheres — department stores, groceries and pharmacies — like a charming Muzak meant to drain and temper a mood to stasis.

Colugos popped unexpectedly into Miard’s life three years ago.

So I was looking back at the years, and that really popped out at me, those three years.

All sorts of government policies blew that bubble up until it popped.

Eric Garner was bent over, wrestled down, spread out, and squeezed until he popped.

Next door, a strip mall popped and hissed as unknown accelerants aided in its fiery destruction.

The stream of bubbly from the popped champagne bottle creates an angelic arc over her, and lands right in the glass.

And saying a hasty good afternoon, he popped through his doorway and vanished at Billy Woodchuck's feet.

He gazed at us all in wonderment, and, overcome by mingled shame and exhaustion, I sank into a chair and popped no more.

When out of a door popped the bespectacled Miss Carrington, grimmer and more stern than usual.

Up he popped his head again in a moment, and jerked his short tail, and barked.

He popped a pair of loose felt slippers into his hat, calmly lighted his pipe and proceeded to Old Street.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to popped, such as: blow, insert, hit, appear, shove, and thrust.

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