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  • v. To escape, especially forcefully or defiantly.
  • v. (idiomatic) to bring out, use, or present
  • v. to separate from a bundle
  • v. To begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition.
  • v. To suddenly get pimples, especially on one's face.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. start abruptly
  • v. move away or escape suddenly
  • v. become raw or open
  • v. take from stowage in preparation for use
  • v. begin suddenly and sometimes violently


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