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word burst

noun
1.
a greater than normal rate of occurrence of a particular word in a given context, esp in weblogs
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  • This word burst like a bombshell amid these lion-hearted men.

    The Indian Scout Gustave Aimard
  • The word burst forth everywhere, and it was followed by laughter and inarticulate expressions of triumph and mocking.

    Annie Kilburn William Dean Howells
  • The word burst from her almost in a scream, and the white enamel on her face cracked in all directions.

    Armadale Wilkie Collins
  • In spite of Trakor's warning, the word burst from her throat in a single loud exhalation.

    The Return of Tharn Howard Carleton Browne

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