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The act or process of erupting.
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  1. The act or process of erupting.
  2. A sudden, often violent outburst.
  3. The release of gas, ash, molten materials, or hot water into the atmosphere or onto the Earth's surface from a volcano or other opening in the Earth's surface.
A boiling or bubbling up; effervescence
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  1. A boiling or bubbling up; effervescence
  2. The act of boiling
  3. The state or process of boiling.
A violent blowing apart or bursting caused by energy released from a very fast chemical reaction, a nuclear reaction, or the escape of gases under pressure.
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  1. A violent blowing apart or bursting caused by energy released from a very fast chemical reaction, a nuclear reaction, or the escape of gases under pressure.
  2. The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
  3. A sudden, great increase:
  1. A sudden, violent expression of emotion or activity
  2. A sudden, violent display, as of activity or emotion:
  3. A sudden release, as of feeling, energy, noise, etc.
The number of bullets fired from an automatic weapon by one pull of the trigger.
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  1. The number of bullets fired from an automatic weapon by one pull of the trigger.
  2. The result of bursting, especially the explosion of a projectile or bomb on impact or in the air.
  3. The result of a bursting; break; rupture
An explosion.
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  1. An explosion.
  2. The act of exploding.
Any loud, rumbling sound like this
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  1. Any loud, rumbling sound like this
  2. The crashing or booming sound produced by rapidly expanding air along the path of the electrical discharge of lightning.
  3. The sound that follows a flash of lightning, caused by the sudden heating and expansion of air by electrical discharge
Violent motion; turbulence
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  1. Violent motion; turbulence
  2. A noisy rushing about; confusion; bustle
  3. A condition of turbulent motion.
The act by which something is rent, or torn.
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  1. The act by which something is rent, or torn.
A sudden or marked change:
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  1. A sudden or marked change:
  2. A pause or interval, as from work:
  3. The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
A sudden, plentiful outflow
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  1. A sudden, plentiful outflow
  2. Excessively demonstrative language or behavior.
  3. Gushing talk or writing
The sudden flowing of a large amount of something.
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  1. The sudden flowing of a large amount of something.
  2. The act, action, or result of pouring out or producing:
  3. A release or display of strong feeling
A state of agitation of the mind or emotions:
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  1. A state of agitation of the mind or emotions:
  2. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
  3. Great emotional disturbance; agitation of mind, etc.
A sudden forcible gush or jet.
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  1. A sudden forcible gush or jet.
  2. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
  3. A sudden, brief burst of energy, speed, activity, etc.
The act by which something is sundered.
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  1. The act by which something is sundered.
A flow of electricity in a dielectric, especially in a rarefied gas.
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  1. A flow of electricity in a dielectric, especially in a rarefied gas.
  2. Something that is discharged, released, emitted, or excreted:
  3. A substance or material that is released, emitted, or excreted, especially from the body.
A stroke, kick, or other strike of the ball made before the ball touches the ground.
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  1. A stroke, kick, or other strike of the ball made before the ball touches the ground.
  2. The bullets, arrows, etc. discharged in this way
  3. (Sports) An exchange of strokes in a court game, such as volleyball, ending when one side fails to make a good return and resulting in a point or the loss of service.
The sound of a sudden rush of air or gas, as through a trumpet
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  1. The sound of a sudden rush of air or gas, as through a trumpet
  2. (Slang) A highly exciting or pleasurable experience or event, such as a big party.
  3. A sudden loud sound, especially one produced by a stream of forced air:
An explosion.
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  1. An explosion.
  2. An outburst of temper.
  3. (Informal) An angry or hysterical outburst
Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
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  1. Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
  2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
  3. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
A loud noise, as that made by crashing waves, a storm, a motor, etc.; din
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  1. A loud noise, as that made by crashing waves, a storm, a motor, etc.; din
  2. A loud prolonged noise, such as that produced by waves.
  3. A loud, deep, rumbling sound, as of a lion or bull, a person in pain, a cheering crowd, etc.
A shaking of the ground, caused by volcanic activity or movement around geologic faults. [from 14th c.]
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  1. A shaking of the ground, caused by volcanic activity or movement around geologic faults. [from 14th c.]
  2. A shaking or trembling of the crust of the earth, caused by underground volcanic forces or by breaking and shifting of rock beneath the surface
  3. A sudden movement of the Earth's lithosphere (its crust and upper mantle). Earthquakes are caused by the release of built-up stress within rocks along geologic faults or by the movement of magma in volcanic areas. They are usually followed by aftershocks.
A brief, violent windstorm, usually with rain or snow
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  1. A brief, violent windstorm, usually with rain or snow
  2. A sudden storm, as found in a squall line. Often a nautical usage.
  3. A brief, sudden, violent windstorm, often accompanied by rain or snow. A squall is said to occur if a wind having a sustained speed of 40 km (25 mi) per hour lasts at least 1 minute and then decreases rapidly.
A sudden attack, or intensification of the symptoms, of a disease, usually recurring periodically
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  1. A sudden attack, or intensification of the symptoms, of a disease, usually recurring periodically
  2. A sudden outburst of emotion or action:
  3. A sudden outburst as of laughter, rage, or sneezing; fit; spasm
A sudden burst of energy, activity, or emotion.
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  1. A sudden burst of energy, activity, or emotion.
  2. A sudden, convulsive, involuntary muscular contraction: a tonic spasm is persistent and sustained, and a clonic spasm is one of a series of relatively brief contractions alternating with relaxations
  3. Any sudden, violent, temporary activity, feeling, etc.
A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles
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  1. A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles
  2. Violent turmoil.
  3. A violent fit of laughter
A seizure or convulsion, especially one caused by epilepsy.
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  1. A seizure or convulsion, especially one caused by epilepsy.
  2. The state, quality, or way of being fitted:
  3. A sudden, involuntary mental experience:
(Medicine) A sudden attack, blow, stroke, or seizure.
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  1. (Medicine) A sudden attack, blow, stroke, or seizure.
  2. Rhythmic or metrical stress, or accent
  3. The accent that falls on a stressed syllable in a line of scanned verse.
The escape of gas from solution in a liquid, especially the escape of carbon dioxide from a carbonated drink
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  1. The escape of gas from solution in a liquid, especially the escape of carbon dioxide from a carbonated drink
  2. The bubbling of a solution due to the escape of gas. The gas may form by a chemical reaction, as in a fermenting liquid, or by coming out of solution after having been under pressure, as in a carbonated drink.
A split second; an instant:
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  1. A split second; an instant:
  2. A sudden, brief display of thought, understanding, feeling, etc.
  3. (Slang) The pleasurable sensation that accompanies the use of a drug; a rush.
A bright, unsteady blaze of light lasting only a little while; outburst of flame
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  1. A bright, unsteady blaze of light lasting only a little while; outburst of flame
  2. A device for producing a very bright light, used as a distress signal, to light up a landing field, etc.
  3. (Astron.) A short-lived, spotlike outburst of increased brightness on the sun, seen esp. near sunspots and often accompanied by X-rays, gamma rays, etc.
A breaking, harshly dissonant vocal tone or sound, as in hoarseness.
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  1. A breaking, harshly dissonant vocal tone or sound, as in hoarseness.
  2. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
  3. A partial split or break; a fissure.
Violent anger; rage.
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  1. Violent anger; rage.
  2. Violent or frenzied action:
  3. A violent disturbance or intense period of activity:
Revolt against and, often, forcible resistance to constituted authority; esp., rebellion of soldiers or sailors against their officers
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  1. Revolt against and, often, forcible resistance to constituted authority; esp., rebellion of soldiers or sailors against their officers
  2. Open rebellion against constituted authority, especially rebellion of sailors against superior officers.
(Slang) A loud party.
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  1. (Slang) A loud party.
  2. A rough, noisy quarrel or fight; row
An outbreak of a disease or illness that spreads rapidly among individuals in an area or population at the same time.
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  1. An outbreak of a disease or illness that spreads rapidly among individuals in an area or population at the same time.
  2. An epidemic disease
  3. An outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly and widely.
A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
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  1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
  2. An often fatal disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted to humans usually by fleas that have bitten infected rats or other rodents. &diamf3; Bubonic plague , the most common type, is characterized by the tender, swollen lymph nodes called buboes, fever, clotting abnormalities of the blood, and tissue necrosis. An epidemic of bubonic plague in fourteenth-century Europe and Asia was known as the Black Death.
  3. Any contagious epidemic disease that is deadly; esp., bubonic plague
An outbreak of many instances within a brief period:
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  1. An outbreak of many instances within a brief period:
  2. A visible lesion or group of lesions on the skin, caused by any of numerous factors including infectious agents, drugs, and allergies.
  3. An eruption of spots on the skin, usually temporary
The act or process of erupting.
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  1. The act or process of erupting.
  2. A sudden, often violent outburst.
  3. The release of gas, ash, molten materials, or hot water into the atmosphere or onto the Earth's surface from a volcano or other opening in the Earth's surface.
The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
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  1. The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
  2. A release of mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy in a sudden and often violent manner with the generation of high temperature and usually with the release of gases.
  3. A violent blowing apart or bursting caused by energy released from a very fast chemical reaction, a nuclear reaction, or the escape of gases under pressure.
  1. A sudden, violent expression of emotion or activity
  2. A sudden release, as of feeling, energy, noise, etc.
  3. A sudden, violent display, as of activity or emotion:
The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of:
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  1. The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of:
  2. A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of:
  3. An outburst or onset:
An enlarged photograph
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  1. An enlarged photograph
  2. An outburst of temper.
  3. (Informal) An angry or hysterical outburst
The number of bullets fired from an automatic weapon by one pull of the trigger.
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  1. The number of bullets fired from an automatic weapon by one pull of the trigger.
  2. The result of bursting, especially the explosion of a projectile or bomb on impact or in the air.
  3. A volley of bullets fired from an automatic weapon:
The release of gas, ash, molten materials, or hot water into the atmosphere or onto the Earth's surface from a volcano or other opening in the Earth's surface.
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  1. The release of gas, ash, molten materials, or hot water into the atmosphere or onto the Earth's surface from a volcano or other opening in the Earth's surface.
  2. The act or process of erupting.
  3. A sudden, often violent outburst.
A sudden, often vehement outburst:
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  1. A sudden, often vehement outburst:
  2. The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
  3. A sudden, great increase:
The condition of fitting or being fitted
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  1. The condition of fitting or being fitted
  2. The state, quality, or way of being fitted:
  3. A sudden, involuntary mental experience:
Alternative spelling of flare-up.
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  1. Alternative spelling of flare-up.
  2. A sudden outbreak, outburst or eruption (originally of flame, but now used more generally of any violent activity)
  3. A sudden, brief outburst of anger, trouble, etc.
A sudden burst of rain, smoke, fire, sound, etc.
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  1. A sudden burst of rain, smoke, fire, sound, etc.
  2. An outburst of laughter, rage, etc.
  3. Personal taste or inclination; liking.
  1. A sudden, violent expression of emotion or activity
  2. A sudden, violent display, as of activity or emotion:
  3. A sudden release, as of feeling, energy, noise, etc.
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