"spurts" in the noun sense
1. jet, squirt, spurt, spirt
the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
"spurts" in the verb sense
1. spurt, spirt, gush, spout
gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
"water gushed forth"
2. forge, spurt, spirt
move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
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