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Adjective
Packed or filled, especially tightly
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“As his wardrobe was bursting with the outfits he had been given, we tried our best not to let him know when clothes arrived.”
Adjective
Breaking open, or about to break open
“Beyond the damage from the bursting container, exposure of items such as lithium to air then creates further explosive danger.”
Adjective
Very eager (to do something)
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“After that dream, I woke up, and I was so happy, and I was bursting to tell everyone I knew.”
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Showing enthusiasm or passion
“I was just bursting with unknown happiness, my whole being saturated with the knowledge that the entire purpose of my life was coming to realization in full force.”
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Bursting
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Swollen or distended with fluid, as of erectile tissue
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Urgently needing to use the restrooms
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Characterized by fierce, extreme, or violent energy or force
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Noun
A violent shattering or blowing apart of something
“This is done to relieve pressure so as to prevent the bursting of the tank.”
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A sudden occurrence or outbreak of something
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“Inez felt a bursting of emotion inside of her as she pictured Genaro fighting against acres of burning cotton.”
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The cracking or breaking of a hard object, material, or bone structure
Verb
Present participle for to break open or apart, especially suddenly and violently and due to internal pressure
“The trickle is becoming a torrent and, any day now, the dam wall will burst.”
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Present participle for to explode, or cause to explode, especially due to internal pressure
“These fragile gas tanks would burst into flames after even minor collisions.”
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Present participle for to move suddenly and violently
“He made a furious charge and burst through the crowd to slap the makeshift ball through the hoop.”
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Present participle for to suddenly begin doing or producing something
“Perplexed, I looked at Jacqui as she began to burst into a spate of giggles.”
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Present participle for to erupt or surge forcefully after being released
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“If a break is significant, the water will burst out of the pipe under pressure.”
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Present participle for to teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“When she was challenged or felt on edge, she would burst with energy and be at her best.”
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Present participle for break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces
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Present participle for to collapse or burst inward, especially violently
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Present participle for to destroy by, or as if by, an explosion
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Present participle for allow oneself to get carried away by enthusiasm or excitement
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Present participle for to produce flowers, or to be in flower
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Present participle for to make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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Present participle for to pierce and make a hole or holes in
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Present participle for to move or progress with great haste
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Present participle for to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Present participle for to make a long tear or cut in
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Present participle for to grow quickly to a large size
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Present participle for to shine with a sudden intensity
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Present participle for move forcefully or roughly
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Present participle for to engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
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