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How to use word burst in a sentence
This word burst like a bombshell amid these lion-hearted men.The Indian Scout|Gustave Aimard
He might have heard calumny uttered against one under his tender care by the way that single word burst from him.
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