One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an epidemic of typhoid’
outbreak, plague, scourge, infestation
widespread disease, widespread illness
formal recrudescence, boutade
2‘he's a victim of the county's joyriding epidemic’
spate, rash, wave, explosion, eruption, outbreak, outburst, flare-up, craze
flood, torrent, burst, blaze, flurry
upsurge, upswing, upturn, increase, growth, rise, mushrooming
rare ebullition, boutade
1‘the obsession with the motor car is now epidemic’
rife, rampant, widespread, wide-ranging, extensive, sweeping, penetrating, pervading
global, universal, inescapable, ubiquitous
endemic, pandemic, epizootic
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