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noun as in bomb

noun as in eye opener

noun as in sensation

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Example Sentences

Another bombshell: There is no statute of limitations on rape in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Now that Lohan is no longer an A-list celebrity, he washed his hands clean of the redheaded bombshell.

And instead of choosing to drop the Thor bombshell at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con, Marvel revealed the change on The View.

In addition, the blond bombshell-ish McCarthy never connected with the largely female audience to which The View is pitched.

A monumental political bombshell, his obscene downfall was a cinematic gimme, sure to set screenwriter hearts aflutter.

Had a bombshell fallen into the midst of the ladies of the harem, they could not have been more surprised.

It was not that, however, which brought their hilarity to an end, abrupt as though a bombshell had burst in their midst.

If a bombshell had exploded under his feet our middy could hardly have been taken more by surprise.

He describes this vigorous polemical treatise as "flung like a bombshell among my opponents."

Had a bombshell been exploded among the fossilized professors it had been less disturbing.


On this page you'll find 224 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bombshell, such as: calamity, casualty, disappointment, disaster, jolt, and letdown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.