irrupt

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin irrumpere.

Verb[edit]

irrupt (third-person singular simple present irrupts, present participle irrupting, simple past and past participle irrupted)

  1. (transitive) To break into.
  2. (intransitive) To enter forcibly or uninvited.
  3. (intransitive) To rapidly increase or intensify.
  4. Misspelling of erupt.

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