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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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Wearing brightly colored and stylish costumes, they let their joy pour forth from the stage and spill over into the audience.
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Let us pray: Pour forth, we beseech You, O Lord, Your
The fastest and most widespread environmental benefits are beginning to pour forth from an industry that terrifies fundamentalist environmentalists, who believe biotechnology is the ultimate human arrogance.
He continued to pour forth novels: Rachel Dyer (1828), the story of a Salem witch, considered by many his best work; Authorship (1830); <IR> THE DOWN-EASTERS </IR> (1833); True Womanhood (1859); The White Pacer (1863); The Moose Hunter (1864); and Little Moccasin; or Along the Madawaska (1865).
In fact, most of the people facing you in the audience are not waiting expectantly for your pearls of wisdom to pour forth. Instead, they are mentally sifting through their own problems ...
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.
Some pour forth at Birkenhead North Yet not even a spillage at Wallasey Village Deposit the major load at Wallasey Grove Road Afewstay on for New Brighton.
Feel the inspirations pour forth from the likes of Freddie Mercury through to ELO and Paul McCartney - and all worn proudly on the band's sleeves along with everywhere else.
The gates of hell will open and from it shall pour forth many who are ready to trade their lives for many of ours.
Kyle had barely set foot on the Loftus Road turf on Saturday and the vitriol began to pour forth.
"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.