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eruption
1. The fact or an example of erupting, or bursting forth.
2. A sudden, often violent outburst.
spectacular
Of the nature of a spectacle; sensational.
abrupt
1. Unexpected; sudden.
2. Short and brief so as to suggest rudeness or displeasure.
spectator
Someone who views an event; an observer or onlooker.
spectacle
1. A public performance or display.
2. A marvel or curiosity.
description
1. The act, process, or technique of describing; verbal representation.
2. An account in words describing something.
specimen
A sample used for analysis.
interruption
1. To break in upon.
2. To stop the conversation, speech, or action of (someone) by breaking in.
3. To break the continuity of.
subscribe
To contract to receive and pay for a certain number of issues of a periodical: subscribe to a magazine.
disrupt
To upset the order of; throw into confusion or disorder.
inspector
A person who inspects or examines.
rupture
The act or process of breaking open or bursting.
respect
1. A feeling of honor or esteem.
2. Regard or consideration.
3. To have or show respect for.
manuscript
A handwritten or typewritten book, paper, or article, as distinguished from a printed copy.
speculate
To think deeply on a given subject; ponder.
aspect
The appearance of an idea, situation, or plan, as viewed by the mind; an element or facet.
transcribe
To write or type a copy of; write out fully, as from short hand notes.
inscription
1. The act or an example of writing or engraving.
2. Something inscribed.
suspect
To believe without being sure; imagine.
bankrupt
Completely without money; financially ruined.
spectrum
1. The bands of color seen when white light, especially light from the sun, is broken up by refraction, as in a rainbow or by a prism.
2. A broad range of related qualities, ideas, or activities.
conspicuous
Attracting attention; striking the eye.
nondescript
Lacking in distinctive qualities and thus difficult to describe.
retrospect
A review, survey, or contemplation of the past.
introspection
The act or practice of looking inward to examine one's own thoughts and feelings.