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Synonyms for burst

Synonyms for burst

to come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure

to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

to become manifest suddenly and in full force

burst out: to speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion

a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves

a sudden violent expression, as of emotion

a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

Synonyms for burst

the act of exploding or bursting

rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

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a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)


a sudden intense happening

come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up

burst outward, usually with noise

move suddenly, energetically, or violently

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be in a state of movement or action

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emerge suddenly

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break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

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The current top five are: The Addicks, Vic's Celebs, Burst Bubble, Band of Gold (the only one still up there from last week) and We Love Anthea T.
Cue the deafening splat of a burst bubble and the sloped shoulders of a Maw In The Huff.
But I think everyone is braced (for) and resigned to a slow recovery, just given the extent of housing's burst bubble.
By way of consolation, however, a percentage cheque for more than the cost of a new pair of Church's is soon to be nestling in the Tregoning current account - just reward for a spot of course walking that may have made the difference between an unbeaten record and another burst bubble.
The burst bubble is in the past and the beginnings of a recovery are at hand.
Cyprus's economy may still not be bubble-free, even as it is about to complete the reform programme agreed with its creditors aiming at repairing causes and the symptoms of burst bubbles in the banking and real estate sectors, a prominent economist said.
NOEL CONNORS is on a mission is to burst Bubbles - but admits it's one of the toughest tasks in hurling.