erumpent

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ērumpēns, present active participle of ērumpō (break forth).

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erumpent (comparative more erumpent, superlative most erumpent)

  1. That emerges, or bursts through; breaking forth.
    • 1989, Nick Cave, And the Ass Saw the Angel:
      The sun spun aloft, an erumpent orb of balling glory thrilling the blue sky with its brilliance.
    • 1996, David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest, Abacus 2013, p. 155:
      He's never looked better on court or on monthly O.N.A.N.T.A. paper. He is erumpent.

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Verb[edit]

ērumpent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of ērumpō