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bombshell

See definition of bombshell on Dictionary.com
  • as inblow
  • as inbomb
  • as ineye opener
  • as inhoo-ha
  • as injolt
  • as insensation
  • as inshock
  • as insurprise

synonyms for bombshell

  • calamity
  • casualty
  • disappointment
  • disaster
  • jolt
  • letdown
  • mishap
  • setback
  • shock
  • tragedy
  • affliction
  • balk
  • chagrin
  • comedown
  • debacle
  • disgruntlement
  • frustration
  • misadventure
  • misfortune
  • reverse
  • upset
  • bolt from the blue

antonyms for bombshell

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantage
  • blessing
  • boon
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • miracle
  • success
  • wonder
  • triumph
  • luck
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        How to use bombshell in a sentence

        Ripple, one of the most important companies in the cryptocurrency industry, said Monday evening that the Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to file a bombshell lawsuit against the company over the alleged sale of unlicensed securities.
        RIPPLE SAYS IT WILL BE SUED BY THE SEC, IN WHAT THE COMPANY CALLS A PARTING SHOT AT THE CRYPTO INDUSTRYJEFFDECEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
        That fall, Mehta delivered a bombshell with anonymous Jets players ripping quarterback Tim Tebow.
        A DIVISIVE JETS REPORTER, ACCUSED OF BULLYING, LOSES HIS PLACE ON THE BEATBEN STRAUSSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Ruby is the chocolate world’s newest bombshell, eliciting strong reactions, defying conventions and capturing everyone’s attention.
        GLAM UP GLUTEN-FREE AMARETTI WITH A RUBY CHOCOLATE DIPROSE WILDEDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        That could create a bombshell of sorts, depending on how the topic comes up.
        HOW DO YOU EXPLAIN YOUR RESUME GAP IN A COVID JOB MARKET?KRISTINE GILLSEPTEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
        Elsewhere, the banking sector is under fire for bombshell revelations disclosed over the weekend in the “FinCEN files.”
        COVID LOCKDOWN FEARS AND BANK WOES SLAM THE GLOBAL MARKETSBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
        When Google acquired the company in 2013, it was a bombshell.
        THE ROBOT REVOLUTION WAS TELEVISED: OUR ALL-TIME FAVORITE BOSTON DYNAMICS ROBOT VIDEOSJASON DORRIERJULY 19, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
        Had a bombshell fallen into the midst of the ladies of the harem, they could not have been more surprised.
        JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
        It was not that, however, which brought their hilarity to an end, abrupt as though a bombshell had burst in their midst.
        THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
        If a bombshell had exploded under his feet our middy could hardly have been taken more by surprise.
        THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
        He describes this vigorous polemical treatise as "flung like a bombshell among my opponents."
        MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
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        WORDS RELATED TO BOMBSHELL

        • affliction
        • balk
        • bolt from the blue
        • bombshell
        • calamity
        • casualty
        • chagrin
        • comedown
        • debacle
        • disappointment
        • disaster
        • disgruntlement
        • frustration
        • jolt
        • letdown
        • misadventure
        • misfortune
        • mishap
        • reverse
        • setback
        • shock
        • tragedy
        • upset
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.