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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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The image of technology companies springing forth from unfettered free markets was never quite accurate.
These contributions, as Kanon reminds us, permitted Jackson to become the second George Washington--the representative of a new American age springing forth from the West.
There is so much talent springing forth from the musical North.
Ideas and processes from the financial, retail and academic sectors are taking hold within healthcare, and some very interesting--and useful--results are springing forth.
David Green Glorious - life springing forth everywhere.
I've tried love, but that hides you in the bosom of another and I am always springing forth from it like the lotus--the ecstasy of always bursting forth!
BLOSSOM blooming on the oaks, daffodils springing forth in gardens.
This menace aside, though, the venue is frequented by such a diversity of cultures that one need only stand still for a bare minute to relish any number of languages and dialects springing forth from the masses around.
In other spreads the drawings are figurative: when the author tells of how Gabito loved learning words from his grandfather's dictionary Col&243;n draws people and animals springing forth from the pages of an open book.
And for one family in particular it holds special memories and they are hoping it will be springing forth again in the village to which it lends its name.
Suddenly, as if springing forth fully formed from the brow of Athena comes not one, but two Canadian comedies striving for the unholy glory of being successful mall movies.
Rather than springing forth from a conglomeration of carbon-based, or organic, chemical compounds, life may have been born of inorganic compounds more akin to table salt and washing soda, according to a team of chemists that recently created cell-like structures from a mixture of inorganic chemicals.
'As well as that, there are also various mammals such as water voles and I am sure, some very pleasant vegetation will soon be springing forth.'
SPRING is in the air and the gigs are springing forth from venues right across Teesside at the moment.
My selection has a great draw in stall 12, while market rival Say No Now has the worst of it - springing forth from trap one.