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erupt

Synonyms of erupt in English:

verb

  • 1 the volcano erupted
    emit lava, belch lava, become active, flare up, eject/vent material, explode
    [Antonyms] lie dormant
  • 2 lava was erupted close to the summit
    gush, spout, spurt, stream, flow, issue
  • 3 fighting erupted in the streets
    break out, flare up, blow up, boil over, start suddenly;
    ensue, arise, happen
    [Antonyms] die down
  • 4 a boil had erupted on her temple
    appear, break out, flare up, come to a head, burst forth, make an appearance, pop up, emerge, become visible
    [Antonyms] heal
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