1‘an outbreak of legionnaires' disease’
eruption, flare-up, upsurge, outburst, epidemic, breakout, sudden appearance, rash, wave, spate, flood, explosion, burst, blaze, flurry
rare recrudescence, ebullition, boutade
2‘the outbreak of war’
start, beginning, onset, breaking out, opening, outset, day one, inception, dawn, genesis
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.