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burst forth

To emerge violently or intensely, often after suddenly increasing in strength, size, or force. I thought I had contained the fire, but when the flames burst forth again, I called the fire department. Things had been peaceful between my aunts for months, but old grievances burst forth again on our family vacation The water burst forth from the broken water main.
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burst forth

to come forth explosively. The words burst forth and frightened everyone. The blossoms burst forth in the first warm days of the year.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All this time merry Robin lay upon the bank and listened, while his stomach so quaked with laughter that he was forced to press his palm across his mouth to keep it from bursting forth; for, truly, he would not have spoiled such a goodly jest for the half of Nottinghamshire.
If he and his team chanced to be in the rear he preserved a demeanor of serenity, crossing his legs and bursting forth into yells when foot passengers took dangerous dives beneath the noses of his champing horses.
The sun, just bursting forth from behind a cloud that had concealed it, was shining, with rays still half broken by the clouds, over the roofs of the street opposite, on the dew-besprinkled dust of the road, on the walls of the houses, on the windows, the fence, and on Pierre's horses standing before the hut.
Snodgrass, in whose bosom a blaze of poetry was rapidly bursting forth, 'to see the gallant defenders of their country drawn up in brilliant array before its peaceful citizens; their faces beaming--not with warlike ferocity, but with civilised gentleness; their eyes flashing --not with the rude fire of rapine or revenge, but with the soft light of humanity and intelligence.'
Trees too are showing restricted growth, The buds are slow at bursting forth, Everything seems to have slowed down, All waiting for spring weather to crown.
A bit of colour bursting forth in your garden just as the frosts start to fade is a fantastic way to welcome the new gardening season.
In addition, the author has the unsettling habit of being deep in history and suddenly bursting forth with modern comparisons or observations.
And right now, bursting forth in glorious scent and colour, comes Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh Delight Edition, PS52.
People speak in bursts: launching into conversation, allowing it to lag naturally, then bursting forth again.
Here was a searing E flat symphony, a work often mired in depression, and then bursting forth in spirited joyfulness.
Bursting forth from his limo looking like a lowrent gigolo, complete with toothy grin and navel-grazing shirts, Simon knew from the screams of the crowd that he's still the man we love to hate.
The nose is bursting forth with generous vanilla and toffee notes from the time in American oak, countered by the softer wood notes from the percentage in French barrique, which all push the fruit aromas from the glass.
SPRING is in the air on the Gosforth Park Estate where Newcastle Racecourse nestles - and we're looking forward to another batch of competitive races bursting forth on Tuesday.
This richness is emphasised by the choice of colours bursting forth with violent life Eoe1/4" oranges, greens, reds, and gold Eoe1/4" that fill the canvas with stirring exhilaration.
Its greenhouse is bursting forth with a tropical spring.