Definition of upsurge in English:
An upward surge in the strength or quantity of something; an increase: an upsurge in vandalism and violent crime
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- One of the reasons for the recent upsurge of ethnic violence is to be found in the failure of modern states to separate warring factions.
- The recent upsurge in violence had forced a decision to cancel the scheduled tour, Merriman said.
- Intercommunal fighting continued fitfully, with occasional upsurges of intense violence.
Words that rhyme with upsurgedemiurge • dramaturge
Definition of upsurge in:
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