Word of the Day – Ebullition

EBULLITION – (noun.): (1) a sudden violent outburst or display (2) the act, process, or state of boiling or bubbling up


After the prime minister effaced the law of the land regarding a citizen’s right to not wear pants on Thursdays, there was a horrific ebullition from the general populace that manifested itself in riots on an untold scale.
The unseemly ebullition from the car mechanic after I told him he was a crook was both telling and frightening (and it put a wrench in my afternoon plans).
The fetid ebullition of my concoction of diet coke, rum, and battery acid was a good indication that I should not drink it.
When the much-maligned high school football team–The Bixbury High Hermit Crabs–won their first game in twelve seasons, the ebullition from the crowd was indescribably joyous.

Why don’t you, dear reader, create your own sentence using the word ebullition in the comments below?!


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