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synonyms for eruption

  • blast
  • breakout
  • burst
  • explosion
  • flare-up
  • outbreak
  • outburst
  • access
  • discharge
  • flow
  • gust
  • sally
  • venting
  • vomiting
  • blow-up
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antonyms for eruption

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  • trickle
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How to use eruption in a sentence

Palladino, she said, was being used to address “bimbo eruptions,” and had been successful at keeping a number of the alleged scandals out of print.
JACK PALLADINO, AGGRESSIVE SLEUTH WHO WORKED FOR BILL CLINTON CAMPAIGN, DIES AT 76HARRISON SMITHFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The heat eventually escaped through radiation and volcanic eruptions.
RUMBLES ON MARS RAISE HOPES OF UNDERGROUND MAGMA FLOWSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSFEBRUARY 1, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Those eruptions release carbon dioxide to the atmosphere and produce fresh new rock for weathering.
HOW THE EARTH-SHAKING THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS WAS BORNCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Steamboat also seemed to show a seasonal eruption cycle, bursting forth more often during the summer than in the winter.
REAWAKENED YELLOWSTONE GEYSER ISN’T A SIGN OF IMMINENT EXPLOSIONCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In terms of sheer number of aerosols sent into the stratosphere, the Australian plumes were on par with the strongest volcanic eruptions in the last 25 years.
TOWERING FIRE-FUELED THUNDERCLOUDS CAN SPEW AS MANY AEROSOLS AS VOLCANIC ERUPTIONSCAROLYN GRAMLINGDECEMBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A good example is the Ring of Fire, a path along the Pacific Ocean where volcanic eruptions and earthquakes are frequent.
AFTER 1.5 BILLION YEARS IN FLUX, HERE’S HOW A NEW, STRONGER CRUST SET THE STAGE FOR LIFE ON EARTHFABIO A CAPITANIODECEMBER 3, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
That “stuff” might include aerosol particles shot skyward by volcanic eruptions, and even smoke from wildfires.
EXPLAINER: OUR ATMOSPHERE — LAYER BY LAYERBETH GEIGERDECEMBER 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Historians estimate that around 12,000 people lived in Pompeii and another 12,000 lived on the rich farmland nearby, but we don’t know how many of those people died in the eruption or its aftermath.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS FIND TWO MORE BODIES AMONG THE RUINS OF POMPEIIKIONA N. SMITHNOVEMBER 23, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Scientists have previously suggested this episode was linked to large volcanic eruptions in the Southern Hemisphere.
HOW MASSIVE LONG-NECKED DINOSAURS ROSE TO RULE THE JURASSIC HERBIVORESCAROLYN GRAMLINGNOVEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Faults caused by volcanic eruptions fractured the landscape and reduced the size of lakes.
HOW ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES MAY HAVE HELPED MAKE ANCIENT HUMANS MORE ADAPTABLEBRUCE BOWEROCTOBER 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO ERUPTION

  • bang
  • blow-up
  • burst
  • crash
  • detonation
  • discharge
  • dynamite
  • eruption
  • explosion
  • outbreak
  • outburst
  • salvo
  • volley
  • acne
  • blemish
  • blot
  • breakout
  • eruption
  • mark
  • patch
  • splash
  • spot
  • stain
  • stigma
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