Erupt

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Definition

to erupt: to explode, to smash
verb
Oh dear it looks like that volcano is about to erupt. We should run away.

an eruption: an explosion
noun

Examples

  • "Moira : Today's top story: a volcano in Chiapas, Mexico is showing clear signs of eruption."
  • "Brent : Lance, if that volcano erupts you'll be covered in lava and toxic gasses!"
  • ""El Chichon" could erupt at any minute."
  • "What you do in your own time is up to you, however since there is a high risk that this demonstration could erupt in violence, I would prefer that no one leave work early to attend."

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