Definitions

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  • adverb In a bursting condition.

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  • adjective In a bursting condition.

Etymologies

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a- +‎ burst

Examples

  • And by denial they drove him on till he was all aburst with desire.

    WHEN GOD LAUGHS

  • I have been watching the Sara Palin explosion since it was set aburst onto recent political seen.

    Sarah Palin’s Myth of America

  • Alan laughed as he touched down, thinking that Kurt's heart was aburst with the feeling of having finished, at last, at last.

    Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town

  • And by denial they drove him on till he was all aburst with desire.

    When God Laughs

  • They held their breath, and let it out in sibilant whispers like the voice of a little wind moving among leaves; and he did not speak until they were almost aburst with expectation.

    Caves of Terror

  • Three weeks later when the roses were all aburst of bloom over the porch at

    Lo, Michael!

  • And by denial they drove him on till he was all aburst with desire.

    When God Laughs: and other stories

  • Shock’d and indignant, the countryman would have aburst open the door and interfered to prevent this brutal proceeding, but he bethought him that he might get himself into trouble, and perhaps find that he could do no good after all, and so he passed on to his room.

    The Last Loyalist. Pieces in Early Youth

  • Just thinking about it, a burst of 3 followed by aburst of 4 would be doggone expensive!

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  • CULTURE: Queen's Park will be aburst with African music and culture this weekend as part of the twenty-first annual Afrofest, the largest event of its kind in Canada.

    Torontoist

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