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outbreak

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of OUTBREAK

1
a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <there was an immediate outbreak of paper shuffling and a pretense of work when the supervisor passed through the room>
Near Antonyms calm, doldrums, slump
2
open fighting against authority (as one's own government) <the government quelled the outbreak with ruthless efficiency>

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insincere or foolish talk
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