spring forth


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spring forth

1. Literally, or a liquid, to gush out of some point or place. Oil sprang forth from the spot where my pickaxe had struck the earth. Water will spring forth if you turn this knob counterclockwise.
2. By extension, to come into existence from some point of origin, especially quickly, suddenly, or voluminously, like water from a spring. I had no idea what I was going to say during my speech, but the words just seemed to spring forth. All sorts of interesting and exciting ideas sprang forth during our developers' conference. Once the investment funds began springing forth, we knew that our business had a chance at success.
See also: forth, spring
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Ready to spring forth The state of golf in the country has been a good barometer for the Kenyan economy.
On Etsy, roses and poppies spring forth in polyester and in tissue paper.
The equine athletes appear pretty happy too, all behaving as though they've been confined to barracks for two days, which, to comply with quarantine regulations, is precisely where they have been and you can imagine the unspent energy waiting to spring forth after a day or so of traveling followed by 48 hours jogging on a small circular track.
The time has finally come for Zionist chains to be broken and for self-determination, dignity, and transformative justice for Palestinians to spring forth across synagogues, churches and mosques worldwide.
"I am certain that when these students today are fully grown, the seeds of kindness sown will spring forth and produce another bountiful harvest of givers.
"It's time to spring forth a good message of peace and unity."
Every empty lot is a new business waiting to spring forth.
The Chinese word for spring has the character for the sun at the center, emphasizing its role in allowing seeds to germinate, and for life to spring forth.
"May God bless your future and grant that the people of Armenia and Turkey take up again the path of reconciliation, and may peace also spring forth in Nagorno-Karabakh," he said at the outdoor prayer service in a Yerevan square.
White flowers with yellow dots on their tips spring forth in a wondrous display of nature at its best.
'And so the Earth is a gift from God, as an abode and a base from which to spring forth into existence, and from there, into the unknown realm of possibility; And Allah has made the Earth a spread for you, so that you may go about its broad ways' (71,20)." "As we regard the Earth as a living, breathing being, so Earth regards us as well, monitoring the tread of humanity upon her surface and how it marks her.
Answering these questions may also give some clues as to where the jihadis of the coming generations will spring forth from.
But the day may yet spring forth two huge positives: Victor Anichebe has been the subject of two months of negative headlines since he trotted out of a relegation crunch at Turf Moor.
Let the waiting lists spring forth. predictable gazelle-like creatures.