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They have McGowin, who excelled in spurts after evolving from ineffective starter to slider-heavy reliever.
THE NATIONALS’ BULLPEN DOESN’T NEED A MAKEOVER. BUT IT COULD USE ANOTHER ARM OR TWO.JESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Founder and CEO Wayne Mackey described the funding as pre-emptive as the company experiences a growth spurt alongside the broader gaming industry.
GAMING STARTUP STATESPACE RAISES $29 MILLION, TOPS 1.5 MILLION MAUSJORDAN CROOKNOVEMBER 12, 2020TECHCRUNCH
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.
‘STOP THE STEAL’ SUPPORTERS, RESTRAINED BY FACEBOOK, TURN TO PARLER TO PEDDLE FALSE ELECTION CLAIMSELIZABETH DWOSKIN, RACHEL LERMANNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
DATA SHOULD ENFRANCHISE PEOPLE, SAYS THE DEMOCRATS’ HEAD OF TECHNOLOGYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYOCTOBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Their results suggest that even early animals had relatively complex genomes because of an unprecedented spurt of gene duplication early in life’s history.
BY LOSING GENES, LIFE OFTEN EVOLVED MORE COMPLEXITYVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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.
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WORDS RELATED TO SPURT

  • discharge
  • disgorge
  • dribble
  • drip
  • empty
  • flow
  • lose
  • overfill
  • overflow
  • overrun
  • overturn
  • pour
  • run
  • run out
  • run over
  • scatter
  • shed
  • spill over
  • splash
  • splatter
  • spray
  • sprinkle
  • spurt
  • squirt
  • stream
  • throw off
  • upset
  • well over
  • ebb and flow
  • eddy
  • flow
  • gush
  • heave
  • lapping
  • murmur
  • roll
  • rush
  • spurt
  • surge
  • sweep
  • swell
  • swirl
  • swishing
  • undulation
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