burst with

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burst with (an emotion)

Of an emotion, to be so filled up with something as to be unable to contain it. I was bursting with anger after they fired me from my job. My kids burst with joy when we told them we were going to the theme park over the weekend.
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burst with

Be overfull with something, be unable to contain oneself with an emotion. For example, Jane's award made her parents burst with pride, or Harry is bursting with the news about his promotion. [Early 1600s]
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezayee called on Saudi Arabia to avoid meddling in Qatar's internal affairs, warning Riyadh that the regional nations' tolerance has a limit and they might burst with anger.
We burst with anger, doubt and question, immerse ourselves in the past once change knocks on our doors.