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To suddenly reveal that which has lain latent for a time.

His festering anger came to a head after the incident.

Additional definitions for 'come to a head':

come to a headTo rapidly come to a turning point.
come to a headTo suddenly make mature or perfected that which was inchoate or imperfectly formed.
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