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irrupt

ir·rupt

irrupt

 
pronunciation:
ih ruhpt
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: irrupted, irrupting, irrupts
definition 1: to burst in suddenly or forcefully.
definition 2: of an animal population, to increase abruptly in numbers.
derivation: irruption (n.)
Word Parts
The word irrupt contains the following parts:
ir-1 Latin prefix that means in, into, on
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rupt Latin root that means to break, burst