Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bubble.

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Examples

  • His lips moved, and—thanks to my latest upgrade—the word bubbled inside my head.

    Skinned

  • The word bubbled from her throat and Jordanna swallowed.

    Ride the Thunder

  • Her skin was ghostly white, smeared with splashes of mud and dribbles of blood which now gurgled and bubbled from the corners of her mouth.

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  • Willingham has already been traded once, in the 2008 offseason, and last year his name bubbled up in numerous rumors.

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  • Regardless of the width or narrowness of the definition, most modern hackers trace the word back to MIT, where the term bubbled up as popular item of student jargon in the early 1950s.

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  • One day, at the corner of 23rd and 5th Ave. a word bubbled up and burst into my consciousness.

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  • In my anger, a new word bubbled up from my brain: "Chip, open the fucking file on Erin Westphall!"

    A King of Infinite Space

  • The village was a place of stereotypes brought to life, where the word primitive bubbled to the lips.

    Spellbound

  • Like a wise wife, however, she did not press her own views that night, while the idea bubbled hot in him; for, at such times, when some new project seemed to promise the millennium, he stood opposition badly.

    Australia Felix

  • The model-turned-singer insists she's taking the high road by not revealing the "embarrassing" details of how she found out about Kardashian and West, and explains her name-calling bubbled up out of pure emotion during a Star magazine interview.

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