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upsurge

up·surge

upsurge

 
pronunciation:
uhp suhrj
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: upsurged, upsurges, upsurging
definition: to rise or increase, esp. greatly, rapidly, or violently; surge up.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a great, rapid, or violent increase or rise.
antonyms:
lull
similar words:
epidemic, surge
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