bubble

Part of speech: verb

To form bubbles; rise in bubbles; make an intermittent liquid sound.

Part of speech: noun

A vesicle liquid, filled with air or other gas.

Part of speech: noun

Anything unsubstantial; a delusion; cheat; fraud.

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Usage examples "bubble":

  1. That magnificent stone bubble seems to blow all round the horizon. - "Roman Holidays and Others", W. D. Howells.
  2. In a word, by noon of that day, Monday, and many and many an hour before the ruins had ceased to smoke, the bubble which might have been easily burst before was pricked. - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
  3. Thereupon every spring in the country ceased to throb and bubble, dying away like the pulse of a dying man. - "The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories", George MacDonald.