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outbreaks

noun , plural of outbreak

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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
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2 open fighting against authority (as one's own government)
  • the government quelled the outbreak with ruthless efficiency
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