What is another word for bursts?

Pronunciation: [bˈɜːsts] (IPA)

When it comes to expressing sudden, intense outbreaks of something, "bursts" is a common descriptor. However, there are several other synonyms that can add color and variety to your writing. Some options include "surges," which conveys a powerful and sudden increase, "explosions," which implies an even more dramatic release of energy, and "eruptions," which suggests a violent upheaval. You might also consider words like "outbursts," "flare-ups," or "flashes" to capture the sense of an intense but brief event. By exploring different synonyms for common words like "bursts," you can enrich your writing and keep your readers engaged.

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Usage examples for Bursts

Then suddenly starting, with one of those bursts of energy which so often had steeled her heart against peril, she walked to the kitchen-door, raised the latch, and entered.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
If separated from love and faith, she bursts "All barriers in her onward race For power."
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty
She did not seem to him quite so tiny when she smiled; it was exactly as water ripples when the sun suddenly bursts dark clouds.
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Bursts

  • It's good to experience Hollywood in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets. I don't think I can handle being here all the time, it's pretty nutty.
    Johnny Depp
  • The only gossip I'm interested in is things from the Weekly World News - 'Woman's bra bursts, 11 injured'. That kind of thing.
    Johnny Depp
  • When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living.
    Philip Gibbs
  • Nothing good bursts forth all at once. The lightning may dart out of a black cloud; but the day sends his bright heralds before him, to prepare the world for his coming.
    Augustus Hare
  • Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
    George MacDonald

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