To bulge is defined as to swell, protrude or stick out more than normal.
In a serious or earnest manner
(Dated) To break forth; to commence suddenly; with into.
To close, fasten, go into place, etc. with a snapping sound
To utter (sounds or words) forcefully, rapidly, or suddenly:
To perform (a shot or maneuver) successfully:
To strike forcefully.
(Slang) To strike forcefully; hit.
To hit or strike.
To strike; hit
To hit, strike, beat, etc.
To strike, explode, etc. loudly
To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
(--- Sports) To hit (a ball, puck, or shuttlecock) in a forceful overhand stroke.
To strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat.
To strike with heavy blows.
To strike forcefully with some implement.
To hit; strike
To hit, especially with the fist.
To strike suddenly; hit
To strike with a violent blow; smash (in)
To burst; break:
To be exploded; burst noisily and violently
To clear of contents by forcing air through.
To break down; fail:
(Rare) To applaud by clapping the hands
To utter a bark.
To move upwards.
To rise suddenly
In volleyball, to hit (the ball) forcefully over the net.
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