OUTBREAK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of outbreak
Definition:
n. beginning; eruption; explosion
n. sudden increase; eruption, sudden appearance
Example:
The trial of 21 medical workers, allegedly linked to an outbreak of the HIV virus in southern Kazakhstan, has begun.
The outbreak shows no sign of abating, and governments and international organizations were ‘‘far from winning this battle."
Sentence in Classic:
Although they had been so quiet since the first outbreak of the matter, that most people really did suppose it to have been abandoned as hopeless, nothing new occurred.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
He has had another outbreak, which might have had a dreadful ending, but which, as it fortunately happened, was unattended with any unhappy results.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
It was not that she had never had premonitory glimpses of such an outbreak; but rather because, here and there throughout the three months, the surface of life had shown such ominous cracks and vapours that her fears had always been on the alert for an upheaval.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
It culminated in a hurried outbreak of almost intolerably excessive shrieking, which stopped short, leaving us stiffened in a variety of silly attitudes, and obstinately listening to the nearly as appalling and excessive silence.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
This movement of 1832 had, in its rapid outbreak and in its melancholy extinction, so much grandeur, that even those who see in it only an uprising, never refer to it otherwise than with respect.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It should have been rewarded with some applause here and there but everything was quiet, they were all clearly waiting for what would follow, perhaps the quietness was laying the ground for an outbreak of activity that would bring this whole affair to an end.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
This outbreak of weeping took Eustacia herself so much by surprise that she could not leave off, and she turned aside from him in some shame, though turning hid nothing from him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
She accompanied this wild outbreak with piercing shrieks, which the woods reverberated on all sides, so that, alone as she was in her childish and unreasonable wrath, it seemed as if a hidden multitude were lending her their sympathy and encouragement.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context