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[v] become active and spew forth lava and rocks; of volcanoes; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
[v] erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"
[v] become raw or open; as of skin eruptions; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
[v] start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
[v] appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
[v] as of teeth, for example; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
[v] force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
[v] become suddenly excited or angry; "She flares up easily"
[v] start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"

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