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upburst

[uhp-burst] /ˈʌpˌbɜrst/
noun
1.
a burst upward.
Origin of upburst
1835-1845
1835-45; up- + burst
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  • The machine, with its human freight, lifted in an upburst of smoke, and sank down a mass of wreckage and death.

    The Iron Heel Jack London

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