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Suddenness KeyPlay
Outbreak emphasizes the swift, unexpected nature of an event's beginning. SlideThe sudden outbreak of rebellion took the government by surprise.
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Negative ContextPlay
Outbreak usually refers to unwelcome events, often causing harm or concern. SlideHealth officials are concerned about the outbreak of a new flu strain.
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Collocation MattersPlay
Pay attention to common collocations; 'outbreak of laughter' is rare but possible. SlideDespite the tension, there was an outbreak of laughter when the mascot tripped.