sudden

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sudden reversal about-face , U-turn , volte-face
instance of sudden interruption abruption , breaking off
any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection) acute brain disorder , acute organic brain syndrome
disease, sudden and severe acute disease
recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat Adams-Stokes syndrome , atrioventricular block , heart block , Stokes-Adams syndrome
safety bag in the front of an automobile that inflate upon sudden impact air bag
sudden acute episode of intense anxiety and feelings of panic anxiety attack
sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain apoplexy , cerebrovascular accident , CVA , stroke
fit, sudden apoplexy , convulsion , ictus , paroxysm , seizure , spasm
sentence, sudden breaking of thought mid- aposiopesis
sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition attack
sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things avalanche
sudden collapse of snow, ice, rock, and earth avalanche
sudden very loud noise bam , bang , blast , clap , eruption
sudden loud noise bang
loud, sudden noise blast
sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption blip
complete and sudden attack blitz
oil well, sudden escape of gas or liquid from blowout
sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus blowout
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