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break out


Synonyms and Antonyms of break out

  1. to develop suddenly and violently <in the wake of news reports of deaths from the flu, panic broke out, and there was a mad rush for flu shots> Synonyms blaze (up), erupt, burst (forth), explode, flame, flare (up)Related Words rocket, skyrocket; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, snowball, swell, wax; blow up, detonate, touch off

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