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noun as in burst of activity

verb as in erupt

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They have McGowin, who excelled in spurts after evolving from ineffective starter to slider-heavy reliever.

Founder and CEO Wayne Mackey described the funding as pre-emptive as the company experiences a growth spurt alongside the broader gaming industry.

It hasn’t been totally smooth sailing for Parler during the growth spurt — many people took to Twitter to vent that the app had been glitchy, a common issue growing tech companies face.

My goal is to continue to lead the DNC tech team and have that stability, have that continuity, make sure that we can start looking ahead to 2022, 2024, and that we’ve reversed sort of the trend around spurts and stops.

Their results suggest that even early animals had relatively complex genomes because of an unprecedented spurt of gene duplication early in life’s history.

The little sister brand to Marc Jacobs has gone through a difficult growth spurt over the past few years.

He also found it difficult to book roles because he experienced a huge growth spurt and was still in the process of filling out.

It has made people squirm and spurt out apologies, and it has made my face burn a darker red.

(Since then, he has gone through a growth spurt of a foot and 100 pounds).

That spurt in the private sector set the stage for his congressional career.

This made it necessary to put on a spurt to regain lost distance, but on such ground the speed was dangerous.

But that sudden spurt of speed on the part of the gray sedan was a dead give-away.

With the next fellow as a goal, he gradually crept alongside, and passed him with a spurt.

But the sight of a fireplace and plenty of dry wood ready to flame up at the spurt of a match heartened them somewhat.

Plates are changed, corks pop, and from time to time a seltzogene gives a spurt and a cough.


On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spurt, such as: commotion, eruption, explosion, outburst, spate, and surge.

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