Burst and Flash

Burst

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Burst noun – A sudden and usually temporary growth of activity.
Usage example: a sudden burst of industriousness whenever the boss appeared

Flash is a synonym for burst in thing topic. In some cases you can use "Flash" instead the word "Burst" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: bursting, burster, bursty
Synonyms for Burst

Flash

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Flash noun – A sudden and usually temporary growth of activity.
Usage example: a flash of last-minute trips to the video store before the onset of the big snowstorm

Burst is a synonym for flash in thing topic. You can use "Burst" instead the word "Flash" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as flare, blaze, shimmer, instant.
Nearby Words: flashy, flashed, flashing, flasher, flashback
Synonyms for Flash

How words are described

rare rare burst rare flash
long long burst long flash
similar similar burst similar flash
brief brief burst brief flash
Other adjectives: short, initial, green, single, loud, simple, small, bright, large, big, huge, little, quick, white, early, explosive, next, last, occasional, rapid, extended, sudden.

Common collocations

glow burst glow flash glow
people burst people flash people
time burst time flash time
world burst world flash world
Other nouns: words, door, times, heads, victims.

Both words in one sentence

  • Trees didn't burst into flame, people didn't suddenly become very rich and extremely dead, and the seas didn't flash into steam.
    Source: Dissimile
  • Light Is Not Good Fire can be applied to this as well, as well as electricity and ice, as well as the blinding flash provided by Nuclear Weapons or an gamma ray burst or asteroid/comet impact.
  • Discworld / The Light Fantastic Trees didn't burst into flame, people didn't suddenly become very rich and extremely dead, and the sea didn't flash into steam.
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Burst & Flash. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 Jul. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/burst/flash>.
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