outbreak
I noun affray, aggression, agitation, assault, attack, bloodshed, blow up, brawl, breach, breach of the peace, burst, cataclysm, commotion, conflict, convulsion, declaration of war, disruption, disturbance, ebullition, eruption, explosion, ferocity, fit, flare-up, foment, fomentation, fracas, fray, fury, insurgence, insurrection, invasion, irruption, mayhem, mutinousness, mutiny, onslaught, outburst, overthrow of authority, paroxysm, proruption, quarrel, rage, raid, rebellion, revolt, revolution, riot, rising, rush, siege, spasm, strife, throe, thunder, torrent, unruliness, uprising, uproar, violent behavior, warfare II index bluster (commotion), brawl, embroilment, fracas, furor, inception, insurrection, mutiny, onset (commencement), outburst, outset, rebellion, revolt, revolution, riot, start, strife, threshold (commencement)

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  • outbreak — (n.) eruption (of disease, hostilities, etc.), c.1600, from OUT (Cf. out) + BREAK (Cf. break) (v.). Outbreak was a verb in Middle English (c.1300) …   Etymology dictionary

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