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tantrum

tan·trum

tantrum

 
pronunciation:
taen trm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a violent, noisy outburst of angry temper.
The child had a tantrum and threw her food across the table.
 
synonyms:
fit
similar words:
eruption, explosion, frenzy, outburst, scene, storm
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  anger, emotion