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See definition of spurt on Dictionary.com
  • nounburst of activity
  • verberupt

synonyms for spurt

  • commotion
  • eruption
  • explosion
  • outburst
  • spate
  • surge
  • access
  • discharge
  • fit
  • jet
  • rush
  • spritz
  • squirt
  • stream
See also synonyms for: spurted / spurtive
  • ooze
  • spew
  • burst
  • emerge
  • flow
  • gush
  • issue
  • jet
  • shoot
  • spout
  • spritz
  • squirt
  • stream
  • surge
  • well
  • flow out
  • pour out

antonyms for spurt

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  • peace
  • continuity
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How to use spurt in a sentence

This made it necessary to put on a spurt to regain lost distance, but on such ground the speed was dangerous.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
But that sudden spurt of speed on the part of the gray sedan was a dead give-away.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
With the next fellow as a goal, he gradually crept alongside, and passed him with a spurt.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
But the sight of a fireplace and plenty of dry wood ready to flame up at the spurt of a match heartened them somewhat.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Plates are changed, corks pop, and from time to time a seltzogene gives a spurt and a cough.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
But the noble creature had been very hard worked that day, and after the first "spurt," showed signs of exhaustion.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
In an obscure corner of a newspaper, she found a gem in verse, the soul-spurt of a young man.
A YANKEE FROM THE WESTOPIE READ
While there was yet a quarter of a mile to be covered Dick made a spurt and ranged up alongside of his chum.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
"Leave——" the rest of Duff's exclamation was lost as he threw his whole effort into a last spurt.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
Still, by the evening, it was clear enough to break camp and we made a spurt of thirteen miles.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPURT

  • blackmailed
  • confiscated
  • depleted
  • drained
  • exhausted
  • extracted
  • fleeced
  • impoverished
  • leeched
  • milked
  • mulcted
  • overcharged
  • pauperized
  • put the screws to
  • rooked
  • sapped
  • skinned
  • squeezed
  • stole
  • strong-armed
  • stuck
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