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Containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible
“The place appears to be bursting with women directors.”
Breaking open
Very eager (to do something)
“I was bursting with curiosity.”
The act or an instance of exploding
“… narrowly escaped the bursting of the car's gas tank.”
Present participle for break open or apart suddenly and violently, especially as a result of an impact or internal pressure
“Suddenly they burst apart, and a frighteningly large steel staff fell to the ground.”
Present participle for to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
“… the turnover's crust burst when the filling expanded.”
Present participle for move suddenly and violently
“Adam Lee burst into the crowd and pulled the bleeding Rebel from the battered Yankee.”
Present participle for suddenly begin doing or producing something
“Jacqui looked at me, her eyes shining with not relief or left over fear or any other emotion instead she burst into a spate of giggles.”
Present participle for to break from internal pressure
“Water burst through the dam and flooded their villages.”
Present participle for to be copiously supplied
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