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Sudden instances of a particular emotion - synonyms or related words

fit

noun

a sudden strong emotion that you cannot control

impulse

noun

a sudden strong feeling that you must do something

surge

noun

a sudden increase in the strength of a feeling

flush

noun

a sudden strong feeling

spasm

noun

a sudden strong feeling, usually an unpleasant one

flash

noun

a sudden instance of a particular emotion

spurt

noun

a sudden short period when you feel an emotion strongly

rush

noun

a sudden strong emotion

twinge

noun

a sudden short feeling of emotion, especially an unpleasant one

outburst

noun

a sudden spoken expression of a strong feeling, especially anger

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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