AskDefine | Define upsurge

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1 a sudden forceful flow [syn: rush, spate, surge]
2 a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime" [syn: surge]

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  1. a sudden strong rise or flow

Intransitive verb

to upsurge
  1. to surge up, or to become stronger or greater

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