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Present participle for to, or cause to, explode or make an explosive sound
“When the first corn kernels start to pop, place the lid on the pan.”
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Present participle for to go somewhere for a short time, often without notice
“I pop to the supermarket to get the ingredients I need to make my croissants.”
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Present participle for to put or place something, typically where it will snugly or perfectly fit
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“To prepare a drink, simply pop a Nespresso capsule into the machine and select the brewing method of your choice.”
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Present participle for to appear, especially suddenly
“She hadn't been expecting him to pop out from nowhere, and she stepped back in surprise.”
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Present participle for to shoot someone or something with a gun
“Jimmy was highly tempted to pay his nemesis Jack Walsh to pop his own incompetent hitman, Tony.”
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Present participle for to hit or strike someone or something
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“I grab the first guy I see and pop him in the face as hard as I can.”
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Present participle for to come off with a pop
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Present participle for to push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, especially a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide or secure them
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Present participle for to give as security on a loan
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Present participle for to break suddenly and completely
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Present participle for crackle
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Present participle for to extend beyond or above a surface
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Present participle for to destroy by, or as if by, an explosion
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Present participle for to become very angry in reaction to something
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Present participle for hit a flat surface
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Present participle for to discharge a projectile
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Present participle for introduce into bloodstream by use of a needle
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Present participle for make or cause to make a short, sharp sound as of a switch being operated or of two hard objects coming smartly into contact
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Present participle for to make a fizzing, popping sound
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Present participle for to unfasten a lock or door
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Present participle for to experience a physical orgasm as a male
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Present participle for to expel or spew a substance
Adjective
Swelling out
Adjective
(of a feeling or state of mind) Marked by great pleasure, happiness, or contentedness
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