Nouns (2)

upsurge, surge
n. a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"

Verbs (9)

surge
v. see one's performance improve; "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"
soar upwards, soar up, zoom, surge, soar
v. rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen"
heave, surge, billow
v. rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"

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Fuzzynyms (42)

speedup, quickening, acceleration
n. the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
inflation
n. the act of filling something with air
increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
bulk, bulge
v. cause to bulge or swell outwards
tumesce, tumefy, intumesce, swell up, swell
v. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
warp, buckle, heave
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
swell
v. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
roll, wheel
v. move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
wave, flap, undulate, roll
v. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
swim
v. move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"
plunge
v. dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
topple, tumble
v. fall down, as if collapsing; "The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"
spiral, corkscrew
v. move in a spiral or zigzag course
step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, rush along, pelt along, race, speed, hie, hasten, hotfoot, rush
v. move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
pour
v. cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
cascade
v. arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible

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Antonyms (6)

step-down, reduction, diminution, decrease
n. the act of decreasing or reducing something
fall
v. move in a specified direction; "The line of men fall forward"
go down
v. be defeated; "If America goes down, the free world will go down, too"

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