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spurt

Vox populi A surge or abrupt ↑ in the size or speed of a thing. See Fat spurt, Growth spurt.
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Clarification, this was the wolf rescued by Wild Spirt and dubbed Ghost.
If Labour members and supporters put their trust in me, I'll bring that fighting spirt to the job every day.
Play hard but maintain the spirt by respecting the game," he added.
He was one of the four sporting icons I chose to represent the spirt of the city, so it was a great shock to hear of Howard's death at the weekend.
Speaking in the video, Scott said: "This is an opportunity for us to show the world what the spirt of Welsh rugby is all about.
But what McAndrew's lads lacked in terms of the technical proficiency of the Portuguese they more than made up for in terms of spirt and mental strength during the final 30 minutes.
Ms Cosgrove said: "We thought we'd get in the spirt and do something funny to raise money in aid of Comic Relief.
THE spirt of the workhouse is alive and kicking and in a jobcentre near you.
So get yourself in the festive spirt this year and join the party in style
I was loving this spirt of activity, so to top it all off I got under the sink with a wrench of some sort and unplumbed my sink.
The Spirt of Coventry Drum and Bugle Corps, based at The Woodlands School, are starting free meetings for youngsters wanting to play trumpet, drums or wave a flag.
pounds 6 A prayer to The Father, Son and Holy Spirt of Medgorje and Our Lady of Lourdes for prayers answered.