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To explode violently and noisily
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  1. To explode violently and noisily
  2. To cause (a bomb, dynamite, etc.) to explode
To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
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  1. To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
  2. To cause to move with great force; hurl:
  3. To move with great speed or power:
(Intransitive) To begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition.
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  1. (Intransitive) To begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition.
  2. (Idiomatic) to bring out, use, or present
  3. To separate from a bundle
To appear on the skin. Used of a rash or blemish.
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  1. To appear on the skin. Used of a rash or blemish.
  2. To break through the gums and become visible
  3. To throw forth lava, water, steam, etc., as a volcano or geyser
To explode violently and noisily
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  1. To explode violently and noisily
  2. To cause (a bomb, dynamite, etc.) to explode
To shoot:
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  1. To shoot:
  2. To pour forth; emit:
  3. To undergo the release of stored energy or electric charge.
To have an unexpected and unwelcome result; go awry; boomerang
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  1. To have an unexpected and unwelcome result; go awry; boomerang
  2. To produce an unexpected, undesired result.
  3. To start or use a backfire in extinguishing or controlling a forest fire.
To break or burst into pieces; smash
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  1. To break or burst into pieces; smash
  2. To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
  3. To cause to break or burst suddenly into pieces, as with a violent blow.
To undergo or suffer a rupture:
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  1. To undergo or suffer a rupture:
  2. To break apart or burst
  3. To break open; burst.
To break, crack, or split
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  1. To break, crack, or split
  2. To cause to break:
  3. A break or rupture in bone tissue. &diamf3; A comminuted fracture results in more than two fragments. &diamf3; Although most fractures are caused by a direct blow or sudden, twisting force, stress fractures result from repetitive physical activity. &diamf3; In an incomplete fracture , the fracture line does not completely traverse the bone.
To become separated into parts, especially to undergo lengthwise division:
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  1. To become separated into parts, especially to undergo lengthwise division:
  2. To divide (a company's stock) by issuing multiples of the existing shares with a corresponding reduction in the price of each share, so that the total value of the stock is unchanged.
  3. (Slang) To depart from; leave:
To affect with or become affected by irregular and involuntary muscular contractions.
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  1. To affect with or become affected by irregular and involuntary muscular contractions.
  2. To disturb or upset severely:
  3. To be disturbed or upset:
To fall down or inward suddenly; cave in.
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  1. To fall down or inward suddenly; cave in.
  2. To fall down or fall to pieces, as when supports or sides fail to hold; cave in; shrink together suddenly
  3. To fall or drop drastically, as in value or force
To move while making a loud noise:
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  1. To move while making a loud noise:
  2. To strike, drive, etc. with the sound or violence of thunder
  3. The explosive noise that accompanies a stroke of lightning. Thunder is a series of sound waves produced by the rapid expansion of the air through which the lightning passes. Sound travels about 1 km in 3 seconds (about 1 mi in 5 seconds). The distance between an observer and a lightning flash can be calculated by counting the number of seconds between the flash and the thunder.
(Baseball) To hit a short high fly ball, especially one that can be caught by an infielder:
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  1. (Baseball) To hit a short high fly ball, especially one that can be caught by an infielder:
  2. With or like a pop
  3. To cause to pop
To prove to be false or in error; refute; confute
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  1. To prove to be false or in error; refute; confute
To deny the truth or validity of
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  1. To deny the truth or validity of
  2. To prove (an argument or statement) to be false or wrong, by argument or evidence
  3. To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
(Obs.) To make useless
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  1. (Obs.) To make useless
  2. To prove (a person, statement, etc.) to be in error or false; overcome by argument or proof
  3. To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
(Slang, Sports) To drive (a ball) far with a sharp blow of the bat or club
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  1. (Slang, Sports) To drive (a ball) far with a sharp blow of the bat or club
  2. To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
  3. To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
To exert strong pressure in order to force (something) open.
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  1. To exert strong pressure in order to force (something) open.
  2. To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open:
  3. To come apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure; fly into pieces; break open or out; explode
To become ignited; flame up:
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  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To cause to explode
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  1. To cause to explode
  2. To shout forth (denunciations, decrees, etc.)
  3. To issue (a denunciation, for example) thunderously.
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
To exert strong pressure in order to force (something) open.
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  1. To exert strong pressure in order to force (something) open.
  2. To come open or fly apart suddenly or violently, especially from internal pressure.
  3. To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open:
To open wide suddenly, or protrude, as with amazement
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  1. To open wide suddenly, or protrude, as with amazement
  2. With or like a pop
  3. To cause to pop
(Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
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  1. (Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
  2. (Games) To lose at blackjack by exceeding a score of 21.
  3. To cause to come to an end; break up:
(Intransitive) To begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition.
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  1. (Intransitive) To begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition.
  2. (Idiomatic) to bring out, use, or present
  3. To separate from a bundle
To come apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure; fly into pieces; break open or out; explode
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  1. To come apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure; fly into pieces; break open or out; explode
  2. To cause to burst:
  3. To give sudden utterance or expression:
To break out in a rash
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  1. To break out in a rash
  2. To appear on the skin. Used of a rash or blemish.
  3. To break through the gums and become visible
To expand or open outward in shape:
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  1. To expand or open outward in shape:
  2. To burst out suddenly in anger, violence, etc.
  3. To burst into intense, sudden flame.
To make angry; enrage or provoke.
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  1. To make angry; enrage or provoke.
  2. To become angry:
(Intransitive) To boil to such an extent as to overflow its container.
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  1. (Intransitive) To boil to such an extent as to overflow its container.
  2. (Idiomatic, of anger, etc.) To reach the point where aggressive action is taken.
To have the bristles become erect, as in fear or irritation
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  1. To have the bristles become erect, as in fear or irritation
  2. To stand stiffly on end like bristles:
  3. To show strong anger, irritation, outrage, etc. as by a stiffening of the body
To set on fire or subject to combustion, as in order to produce heat, light, or power
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  1. To set on fire or subject to combustion, as in order to produce heat, light, or power
  2. To be excited or inflamed, as with desire, anger, etc.
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To be extremely angry; rage:
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  1. To be extremely angry; rage:
  2. To form, produce, or gather foam; froth
  3. To produce or issue as foam; froth.
Smoke, vapor, or gas, especially if irritating, harmful, or smelly.
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  1. Smoke, vapor, or gas, especially if irritating, harmful, or smelly.
  2. To give off gas, smoke, or vapor
  3. To feel, show, or give way to anger, annoyance, etc.
To move with great violence or intensity:
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  1. To move with great violence or intensity:
  2. To speak or act in violent anger:
  3. To show violent anger in action or speech
To soak, steep, or saturate in liquid
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  1. To soak, steep, or saturate in liquid
  2. To boil or to surge, bubble, or foam as if boiling
  3. To be violently excited or agitated:
(Informal) To seethe with anger, vexation, etc.; fume
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  1. (Informal) To seethe with anger, vexation, etc.; fume
  2. To expose to steam, as in cooking.
  3. To generate steam
Any of various fungi that produce a fleshy fruiting body, which usually consists of a stalk topped by an umbrella-shaped cap. Many mushrooms are basidiomycetes. Some species of mushrooms are edible, though many are poisonous. The term mushroom is often applied to the stalk and cap alone.
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  1. Any of various fungi that produce a fleshy fruiting body, which usually consists of a stalk topped by an umbrella-shaped cap. Many mushrooms are basidiomycetes. Some species of mushrooms are edible, though many are poisonous. The term mushroom is often applied to the stalk and cap alone.
  2. To collect wild mushrooms.
  3. To swell or spread out into a shape similar to a mushroom.
To increase or accumulate rapidly and uncontrollably, like a ball of snow rolling down a snow-covered hill
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  1. To increase or accumulate rapidly and uncontrollably, like a ball of snow rolling down a snow-covered hill
  2. To cause to grow or increase rapidly.
  3. To grow rapidly in significance, importance, or size:
To discredit, or expose to ridicule the falsehood or the exaggerated claims of something
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  1. To discredit, or expose to ridicule the falsehood or the exaggerated claims of something
  2. To expose the false or exaggerated claims, pretensions, glamour, etc. of
  3. To expose or ridicule the falseness, sham, or exaggerated claims of:
To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
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  1. To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
  2. (Economics) To reduce the amount of available currency or credit and thus lower prices.
  3. To cause an object to decrease or become smaller in some parameter, e.g. to shrink
To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
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  1. To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
  2. To refuse to believe:
  3. To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
To be pierced or punctured:
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  1. To be pierced or punctured:
  2. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
  3. To pierce with a pointed object.
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