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burst British & World English

Break open or apart suddenly and violently, especially as a result of an impact or internal pressure

burst English Thesaurus

one balloon burst

burst in burst British & World English

Break open or apart suddenly and violently, especially as a result of an impact or internal pressure

burst into flame British & World English

Suddenly begin to burn fiercely

burst someone's bubble British & World English

Shatter someone’s illusions about something or destroy their sense of well-being

airburst British & World English

An explosion in the air, especially of a nuclear bomb or large meteorite

microburst British & World English

A sudden, powerful, localized air current, especially a downdraught

starburst British & World English

A pattern of lines or rays radiating from a central object or source of light

burst out in burst English Thesaurus

‘Well, I don't care!’ she burst out angrily

burst someone's bubble in bubble British & World English

Shatter someone’s illusions about something or destroy their sense of well-being