verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of erupt
OTHER WORDS FROM erupte·rupt·i·ble, adjectivepre·e·rupt, verb (used without object)re·e·rupt, verb (used without object)un·e·rupt·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for erupt
So when unrest erupted at the Capitol that day, antifa predictably got the blame.Half of Republicans say that the Capitol violence was mostly antifa’s fault|Philip Bump|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Jessica Simpson’s 2020 memoir, “Open Book,” detailed how the tabloid frenzy that erupted when she wore a pair of high-waisted, then-uncool “mom jeans” in 2009 exacerbated an existing diet-pill habit.Britney Spears and the trauma of being young, female and famous in the ’90s|Ashley Fetters|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
She started there a week before the Glass Fire erupted and scorched much of the northern part of the valley, including the nearby Meadowood resort.Sommeliers have been forced to pivot in the pandemic, and their futures remain uncertain|Dave McIntyre|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
On average, Earth has 40 known volcanoes erupting at any given moment.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows|Robin George Andrews|February 1, 2021|Quanta Magazine
More than 23 million people have been ordered to remain inside their homes in northern China to stymie new outbreaks—double the number confined in Wuhan when the pandemic first erupted.China Marks the Wuhan Lockdown Anniversary Amid Spiraling COVID-19 Cases and With Risky Holiday Travel Looming|Charlie Campbell / Changsha and Wuhan|January 22, 2021|Time
Rob Marshall lets a sigh of relief erupt so loud it could be heard by giants in the sky.
The shadow is all one, the sky throbs now along with the ocean, and sky and shadow erupt in the crash of their vast conflict.
But when he goes over a line that it is ambiguously drawn, then we erupt with outrage.Phil Robertson’s Despicable AIDS Argument Should Be the Last Straw|Kevin Fallon|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The very mention of his part in Spice World causes the Brit to erupt in a violent fit of laughter.Dominic West Talks ‘The Wire’ Movie, Prince Harry, and Why He’s Opposed to Scottish Independence|Marlow Stern|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Underneath our feet tectonic plates shift, magma bubbles, water boils, and both regularly erupt.
The financial situation was a seething volcano which might erupt at any minute.United States Steel|Arundel Cotter
However, Mun's temper was an abstract affair that might erupt at any moment, while a broken leg was distinctly concrete.The Duck-footed Hound|James Arthur Kjelgaard
For Nau-hau, in sullen volcanic rage, was ripe to erupt at the slightest opportunity.Jerry of the Islands|Jack London
Adair can't have altered so radically over night; he wasn't forceful enough to erupt so disastrously.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
Before dawn Hugo woke feeling like a man in the mouth of a volcano that had commenced to erupt.Gladiator|Philip Wylie