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eruption

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of eruption

  1. 1 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <a great eruption of glee as it suddenly dawned on her that she had won> Synonyms agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, outburst, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormRelated Words blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor

  2. 2 the act or an instance of exploding <the eruption of the volcano Krakatoa was one of the most violent in global history> Synonyms blast, blowup, burst, bursting, detonation, explosion, outburstRelated Words discharge, firing, shooting; blowout, flare-up; bang, boom, pop; airburst, groundburstAntonyms implosion




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