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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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Performed to Ravel's Bolero without a spoken word, this show is meticulous to character and detail and features a grande cascade finale in which The Spurting Man cascades fountains of water from his body.
Fountain, made of an image cut out of a newspaper, shows a pyramid of bricks spurting a jet of water, bloodred in color.
The evening came to a close with a magnificent explosion of light and water, as the Bassin's ninety-nine fountains came spurting dramatically to life.
Eventually, Vorian would ask the audience, in a noble, Stentorian voice, "Do you want to see me waste this slime-ball?" and dispose of Rotar in a blast of flame and spurting alien blood.
A jury heard that when Jimmy's mother Margaret, 56, arrived from the family home nearby she fainted at the sight of her son with blood spurting from his neck.