Antonyms for exploded

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"Biddy, you were never wiser in your life," I exploded as I got her on the bench.

A shell had exploded directly before her and only a few yards away.

And all at once he exploded in a fit of anger, pounding the table with his fist.

One of the atomic pellets had exploded within a few feet of it.

He stood gaping at her whilst a man might count to a dozen, and then abruptly he exploded.

Four of them seem to have rammed it and exploded without destroying it.

And this was all that was said then, but when we were out of his presence Dave exploded.

Well, this did it; here was the shell that exploded the magazine.

He stamped his foot in vexation, rubbed his head—then exploded.

It is the exploded superstition of enthusiastic statisticians.