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pour forth

1. Of liquid, to flow, stream, or gush forward or outward in great volume or at great speed. The crack in the dam could not withstand the pressure, and a huge deluge of water poured forth from the crevice that formed as a result. He shook the bottle of champagne and popped the cork, causing a great spray of form to pour forth.
2. Of people, to throng and exit out (of something or some place) in great numbers all at once. Students poured forth from the school the moment the final bell rang before the summer vacation. I opened the doors, and the hostages that had been trapped inside poured forth.
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pour forth

to gush out; to gush forth. The milk gushed out of the hole in the container. A tremendous amount of water poured forth when the fire hydrant was knocked over.
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The Stones, the Small Faces, Zeppelin, Free and the Black Crowes all pour forth from songs like Only Friend, Ain't No Telling and the immense Lovers And Fighters.
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The gates of hell will open and from it shall pour forth many who are ready to trade their lives for many of ours.
This is madness," he repeats as the audience pour forth their adoration.
Might it not be better to pour forth all that cash and love now, by getting them help.
Inevitably, elements of the town turn against our John with suspicious minds, but even they can do nothing to stop the overwhelming torrents of sentimentality which pour forth from this film.
Slowly the audience obliged and the music continued to pour forth like a greatest hits compilation of Suede's ten-year career.
The point was to break the ice of the child's unconscious, to let the slush pour forth in vivid associations and waking dreams.
THE vacuous arrogant puerility continues to pour forth from the Chandlers re their hijacking by Somalian pirates.
The mere sound of your sympathetic voice is consolation and may allow them to release their pent-up hurt and let it pour forth.
The theme tune to television quiz show Countdown and deadpan one-liners pour forth from It's withered lips.
Let us pour forth from the closet of repression and gain our wrongful place in society.
The tone echoes that of early Surrealist tracts and manifestoes - Surrealism in its ossified 1950s version being a constant target, as one might expect - as well as that of Felix Feneon after he put aside art criticism in order to pour forth his anarchist sensibility in his famous Nouvelles en trois lignes (Three-line news briefs), accounts of trivial events written for daily papers.