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outbreak

noun

1 outbreak

A sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition):
— The outbreak of hostilities.

synonyms: eruption, irruption.

Roget 716: attack; assault, assault and battery; onset, onslaught, charge.    aggression, offense; incursion, inroad, invasion; irruption; outbreak; estrapade, ... show more

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

Roget 742: disobedience, insubordination, contumacy; infraction, infringement; violation, noncompliance; nonobservance etc. 773.    revolt, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, ... show more

Roget 295: egress, exit, issue; emersion, emergence; outbreak, outburst; eruption, proruption; emanation; egression; evacuation; exudation, transudation; ... show more

Roget 66: beginning, commencement, opening, outset, incipience, inception, inchoation; introduction etc. (precursor) 64; alpha, initial; inauguration, ... show more

Roget 173: violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity; boisterousness etc. adj.; effervescence, ebullition; turbulence, bluster; uproar, callithump [U.S.], ... show more

Roget 713: disagreement etc. 24; discord, disaccord, dissidence, dissonance; jar, clash, shock; jarring, jostling etc. v.; ... show more

Dutch: explosie, het uitbreken, uitbarsting, uitbraak




Moby thesaurus: A, alpha, beginning, belch, blast-off, blaze, burst, cascade, civil disorder, commencement, convulsion, creation, cutting edge, cyclone, dawn, debouchment, dissiliency, edge, emeute, eructation ... show more.

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