start (n.)
outburst, eruption, fit, reaction
1H4 III.ii.125[King Henry to Prince Hal] Thou that art like enough, through ... the start of spleen, / To fight against me
2H6 IV.viii.42[Clifford to the rebels] The fearful French ... / Should make a start o'er seas and vanquish you
KL I.i.299[Regan to Gonerill, of Lear's behaviour] Such unconstant starts are we like to have from him
Mac III.iv.62[Lady Macbeth to Macbeth] these flaws and starts ... would well become / A woman's story at a winter's fire
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