Burst - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 16/02/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Burst.

ERUPT
  1. start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
  2. become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
  3. erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
  4. become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
  5. start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
  6. appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
  7. break out; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
  8. force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
EXPLODE
  1. increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"
  2. burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
  3. burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"
  4. be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise; "His anger exploded"
  5. cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
  6. show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
  7. show a violent emotional reaction; "The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"
  8. drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
  9. cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
  10. destroy by exploding; "The enemy exploded the bridge"
POP
  1. put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"
  2. bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
  3. appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"
  4. music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love
  5. (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
  6. make a sharp explosive noise; "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"
  7. like a pop or with a pop; "everything went pop"
  8. a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
  9. cause to make a sharp explosive sound; "He popped the champagne bottle"
  10. a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
  11. an informal term for a father; probably derived fro
POPPED
  1. burst open with a sharp, explosive sound; "The balloon popped"; "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven"
  2. cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound; "The child popped the balloon"
  3. fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"
  4. take drugs, especially orally; "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"
  5. drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
  6. hit or strike; "He popped me on the head"
  7. hit a pop-fly; "He popped out to shortstop"
  8. release suddenly; "pop the clutch"
  9. put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"
  10. bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
  11. appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"
SPASM
  1. (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
  2. a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
SPLIT
  1. separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
  2. division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"
  3. the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
  4. extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  5. an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
  6. (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl; "he was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame"
  7. (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace"
  8. a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
  9. h
SPURT
  1. move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
  2. the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
  3. gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
TEEM
  1. move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
  2. be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"
  3. of rain, fall heavily

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