Jun
18
2014

erupt

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

ih ruhpt

intransitive verb
definition 1:  to break or explode out of a restrained or confined condition.
example:  Lava erupts from a volcano.
example:  His latent violence suddenly erupted.

definition 2:  to spew forth matter violently.
example:  That volcano erupted only ten years ago.

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Collocations:    Words often used in combination with the intransitive verb erupt (definition 1)

NOUN + erupt:    volcano ~ , violence ~ , rioting ~ , riot ~ , fighting ~ , conflict ~ , war ~ , battle ~ , flames ~ , scandal ~ , controversy ~ , pandemonium ~ , feud ~ , cheers ~

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