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    break open

    break open - Dictionary definition and meaning for word break open

    (verb) open with force
    Example Sentence
    • He broke open the picnic basket
    (verb) come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
    Synonyms : burst , split
    Example Sentence
    • The bubble burst
    (verb) erupt or intensify suddenly
    Synonyms : burst out , erupt , flare , flare up , irrupt
    Example Sentence
    • Unrest erupted in the country
    • Tempers flared at the meeting
    • The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism
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