- v start abruptly
- v erupt or intensify suddenly
Unrest erupted in the country
- v start to burn or burst into flames
- v break out
The tooth erupted and had to be extracted
- v become active and spew forth lava and rocks
Vesuvius erupts once in a while
- v force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
erupt in anger
- v appear on the skin
A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant
- v become raw or open
- The car tended to erupt in flame in rear-end collisions.
- Your eye will naturally jump to the top of the screen, where huge fountains of dark debris erupt out of the falling towers.
- They knew that the treatment would be controversial, though they did not quite foresee the media storm that would erupt when they decided to publish the case and invite their peers .
- Jose Guillen in SI.com
It's getting to the point where you want to laugh,manager Ozzie Guillen said. "It's not easy. Sometimes you erupt and sometimes you just take the beating."
- Dave Tippett in TSN.ca
It's too bad we couldn't find something to make them erupt like they wanted to,Phoenix coach Dave Tippett said. "I think the players sensed that. We were looking for something to energize them and we didn't get it done."
- Jeff Buttle in Toronto Star
Obviously, it has an effect,Buttle said of following Takahashi. "You can't ignore that kind of volume and that kind of response. But I anticipated it. I prepared myself for that. I knew if he skated well that the audience would erupt. So I...