Student Thesaurus

One entry found for outbreak.
Entry Word: outbreak
Function: noun
Text: a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <there was an immediate outbreak of paper shuffling and a pretense of work when the teacher re-entered the room>
Synonyms burst, flare, flare-up, flash, flicker, flurry, flutter, outburst, spurt
Related Words binge, jag, spree; boost, increase, pickup, upswing, upturn; epidemic, eruption, explosion, paroxysm; deluge, flood, rush, spate, surge; commotion, furor, uproar
Near Antonyms calm, doldrums, slump