outburst


outburst
I noun affray, agitation, attack, blast, blaze, blowout, blowup, bluster, breach of the peace, burst, clamor, commotion, convulsion, detonation, discharge, disgorgement, disquiet, disquietude, disruption, disturbance, ebullition, ejaculation, emission, eruption, explosion, expulsion, fit, flare up, flurry, foment, fomentation, fray, frenzy, furor, fury, fuss, gush, hysteria, hysterical state, hysterics, impetuosity, insurgence, insurrection, irascibility, irascibleness, irruption, jet, mayhem, outbreak, outpour, paroxysm, proruption, rage, rampage, rebellion, restlessness, revolt, revolution, rising, rush, sally, spasm, spurt, stir, strife, sudden excursion, tempest, throe, thunder, torrent, unruliness, upheaval, uproar, vehemence, violence, volcano II index bluster (commotion), furor, outbreak, outflow, riot, spate, strife, violence

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  • outburst — ► NOUN ▪ a sudden violent occurrence or release of something …   English terms dictionary

  • outburst — [out′bʉrst΄] n. a sudden release, as of energy …   English World dictionary

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  • outburst — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sudden ▪ spontaneous ▪ occasional ▪ her occasional outbursts of temper ▪ little ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • outburst — UK [ˈaʊtˌbɜː(r)st] / US [ˈaʊtˌbɜrst] noun [countable] Word forms outburst : singular outburst plural outbursts a) a sudden spoken expression of a strong feeling, especially anger emotional outbursts outburst of: His colleagues used to be shocked… …   English dictionary


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