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  • n  the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
  • v  gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
  • v  move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy

  • She spoke of the "courageous spirt and the generous heart," and then she told the 5,000 mentally handicapped athletes gathered in Notre Dame Stadium that they had earned the right .
  • So in the spirt of too much honesty, here's a top-ten list of slogans you will never see in a Lebanese political ad campaign: "My daughter wants me to pay for her nose job.
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  • Free birds gather at Freedomfest
    Fourth of July celebrations are as traditional in America as apple pie. This year’s FreedomFest at Fort Polk welcomes legendary rock bad Lynyrd Skynyrd to its stage — the group, according to its website, is about an indomitable will. Going beyond the tragedy, history, ragin guitars and killer songs, the group embraces the survival of spirt — unbowed, uniquely American stubborn resolution.
    June 17, 2013 - Leesville Daily Leader
    Ardmore, Pa. [...] even better than upgraded surroundings is the spirt of hope and success that radiates from students and teachers alike -- thanks...
    June 14, 2013 - Connecticut Post

  • Robin van Persie in AFP
    So far, it's looking good, but we can still improve on bits and pieces,said van Persie. "Slovakia will be tough though. They showed really good spirt and hung in there against Italy and it was a great result for their country."
  • Ron Paul in Boston Globe (registration)
    I am always happy when I win, but this was not important. It was a training match and the boys were tired having trained twice the previous day and again on the day of the match. But the passing, the movement and the spirt was important. The young... Berti Vogts http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berti_Vogts&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEtM-fPN1jAFQ6-8NrE7rA1JBTiHw AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hro5RcC32GrJ60M3ULRGKCcKyn1w&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFAkw9sa2DGs36XnhPezbwWMiAuwg Jan 10, 2008 93254 124012 spirt This historic event was created, organized, and run by volunteers," Paul said in a message posted on his website. "This is the spirt that has protected American freedom in our past; this is the spirit that is doing so again."

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