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  • v. Present participle of fountain.

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Examples

  • We gazed down into the fathomless abyss to the lake of fire far below, roaring and dashing its fiery spray into billows and fountaining hundreds of feet into the air like Fourth of July fireworks you have all seen, and all the while we were suffocating and made dizzy by the immense volumes of smoke and brimstone ascending.

    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL

  • In porn, Jackass and in FD, the first money shot usually arrives about 15 minutes in – except in FD it'll be something like a fountaining arc of scarlet viscera or a gluey 3D eyeball landing in your lap.

    Has Final Destination reached its nadir?

  • The effort to choke back the mirth that came fountaining forth earned her a reproachful glance from Howard, “although he, too, was turning pink.”

    A Covert Affair

  • Nate twisted around to look for his clockwork protector, but it was staggering from side to side across the steps, sparks fountaining from its chest; it seemed evident that Jem had severed one of its central mechanisms.

    Clockwork Angel

  • The ripples from her entrance lap at the statue of Ms. Cady that stands guard at the far end of the pool, her marble likeness bursting out of a shell, a trident in one hand, water fountaining into the pool from each of it prongs.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

  • Then he tried to drink in all the blood from his wrist and howl at the same time, and there was too much krovvy to drink and he went bubble bubble bubble, the red like fountaining out lovely, but not for very long.

    Where's the show?

  • And fountaining up scares seems to be their thing.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: This Is Gothic News

  • Violent ash eruptions usually occur at nine year intervals whilst more progressive 'strombolian' lava fountaining occurred in 1954, creating a 60 m high cone on the western side of the original 400 m-diameter multiple crater.

    Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

  • I have a postcard that my friend sent from Belgium many months ago up next to my desk because it has a pair of boots with water fountaining up from them, and it only occurred to me tonight to look up the artist responsible for the mind prickling image.

    trompe l'oeil, butoh, and the similarities between oysters and stories

  • The king of the Ocular clutched at his throat, feeling his lifeblood fountaining from the gaping wound that Phemus had torn in it.

    Darkness of the Light

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