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  • a sudden intense happening
    • an outburst of heavy rain
    • a burst of lightning
  • a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
    • a burst of applause
    • a fit of housecleaning
  • rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • the act of exploding or bursting
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft
  • break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
    • The dam burst
  • cause to burst
    • The ice broke the pipe
  • emerge suddenly
    • The sun burst into view
  • be in a state of movement or action
    • The room abounded with screaming children
    • The garden bristled with toddlers
  • move suddenly, energetically, or violently
    • He burst out of the house into the cool night
  • burst outward, usually with noise
    • The champagne bottle exploded
  • force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
    • break into tears
    • erupt in anger
  • come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
    • The bubble burst
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