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spew

 
pronunciation:
spyu
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part of speech: verb
inflections: spews, spewing, spewed
definition 1: to spurt out; vomit.
The sick cat spewed its food and then hid under the bed.
synonyms:
heave
definition 2: to throw out with force, energy, or excitement.
The volcano spews lava.
synonyms:
belch
similar words:
discharge, eject, expel, gush, issue, spout, spurt
definition 3: to be thrown out with force or in large amounts.
Words spewed out of her.
synonyms:
erupt
similar words:
exhaust, gush, spurt
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