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eruption

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1 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • a great eruption of glee as it suddenly dawned on her that she had won

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2 the act or an instance of exploding
  • the eruption of the volcano Krakatoa was one of the most violent in global history

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Antonyms for eruption

  • implosion
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The first known use of eruption was in 1555

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“Eruption.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eruption. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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