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    Default Could not find the proper word or compound noun

    (1) A force with which you can break out your force suddenly. Is it called "break-out force"?

    (2) Spurt

    For example: In 100 meter run, at the last minute, you make a brief intense effort to finish the final run.

    Can we say you spurt at the last minute?

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    'Burst' is often used for both.

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    thrust is a better word.

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    Thanks.

    But I am still carefully checking the definitions in my dictionaries about "burst" and "thrust".

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    Thanks.

    But I am still carefully checking the definitions in my dictionaries about "burst" and "thrust".
    What about?

    thrust: push with force from the inside
    burst: to explode

    The door burst open.
    He thrust the door open.

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