burst

burst VERB (past and past part. burst) 1) break suddenly and violently apart. 2) be very full. 3) move or be opened suddenly and forcibly. 4) (be bursting with) feel (an irrepressible emotion or impulse). 5) suddenly do something as an expression of a strong feeling: she burst out crying.
NOUN 1) an instance or the result of bursting. 2) a sudden brief outbreak of something violent or noisy. 3) a period of continuous effort.
burst someone's bubble — Cf. ↑burst someone's bubble
ORIGIN Old English.

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