spread like wildfire

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Definition of spread like wildfire

: to become known very quickly The news spread like wildfire.

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“Spread like wildfire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spread%20like%20wildfire. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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