spurt

Part of speech: verb

To force out or come forth in a jet; squirt.

Part of speech: noun

A sudden gush of liquid.

Part of speech: verb

To make a sudden and extreme effort.

Part of speech: noun

An extraordinary effort of brief duration.

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Usage examples "spurt":

  1. " I was just going to put on the finishing spurt, and end at that cross path. - "The Star-Gazers", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Then a gasp went up, a gasp of wonder, while here and there a quick spurt of blood in the face or a brilliant gleam of the eye told of quickened heart beats and the grip of that excitement which man never lived who could fight down altogether. - "Wolf Breed", Jackson Gregory.
  3. 7. A second spurt of observations following atom- bomb explosions in Soviet Russia. - "The Flying Saucers are Real", Donald Keyhoe.