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eruption

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  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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