uprush

noun
up·​rush | \ ˈəp-ˌrəsh How to pronounce uprush (audio) \

Definition of uprush

1 : an upward rush (as of gas or liquid)
2 : a sudden increase an uprush of energy an uprush of emotion

First Known Use of uprush

1871, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uprush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uprush. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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