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Part of speech: Verb

To break open by flying to pieces; to explode; to break suddenly into action, speech, or feeling; usually with out, upon, into, etc.; as, to burst into tears; appear or disappear suddenly; as, a scene bursts upon the view.

Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


Part of speech: Participle

To break by violence; to open suddenly.

Part of speech: Verb

A violent or sudden breaking forth; as, a burst of applause; a sudden explosion; a rush; a spurt.

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