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Synonyms for bursting

Verb

1. burst, split, break open, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
usage: come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst"
2. break, burst, erupt, express emotion, express feelings
usage: force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
3. explode, burst, change integrity
usage: burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
4. burst, jump, leap, bound, spring
usage: move suddenly, energetically, or violently; "He burst out of the house into the cool night"
5. abound, burst, bristle, have, feature
usage: be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
6. burst, emerge
usage: emerge suddenly; "The sun burst into view"
7. collapse, burst
usage: cause to burst; "The ice broke the pipe"
8. burst, bust, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
usage: break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"
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