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noun as in loud sound; make loud sound

noun as in explosion

noun as in gust of wind

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Weak match

noun as in fun time

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verb as in lambaste; denounce

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The blasts then spirited these isotopes away before additional nuclear reactions could destroy them.

She’s a woman capable of returning a male player’s 138 mph serve with a blast for a winner.

They can result from a variety of causes, including explosive blasts, although research strongly suggests that rotational energy often plays a significant role.

At a unit, the odor chemicals are then shuttled into the slits using blasts of nitrogen air.

Perhaps most excitingly, specialized observatories buried deep underground captured shy subatomic particles called neutrinos streaming out of the blast.

Here, in a dilapidated room, Saleem recounts the November blast.

The blast was so strong,” he said, “we thought the world was ending.

Now that he was Sir Alfred, there was one final blast of publicity.

Witnesses said the girls were in their late teens and had been accompanied by a man who left soon after the blast.

As the years went on, the bombshells kept coming—seemingly bigger with each blast.

But the withering mildew was now breathed forth, that was intended to blast this goodly harvest.

The sentinel was singing a sequedilla above; and its notes came to them with the wailing blast.

The discharge-valve was then opened for a moment, allowing a blast of steam to escape, reducing the pressure say to one-half.

That counter-blast of passion and that plain speaking from a quarter so unexpected served, in part at least, to sober him.

It was not an ordinary blast, but had a peculiarly musical timbre, very much like the note of a mouth-organ.


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On this page you'll find 224 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blast, such as: blow, burst, roar, bang, blare, and clang.

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