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  • verbblow up
  • verbdiscredit

synonyms for exploding

  • blast
  • break out
  • burst
  • collapse
  • detonate
  • erupt
  • flare up
  • mushroom
  • rupture
  • set off
  • shatter
  • backfire
  • blaze
  • convulse
  • discharge
  • fracture
  • jet
  • shiver
  • split
  • thunder
  • blow to kingdom come
  • flame up
  • kablooey
  • let go
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antonyms for exploding

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  • mend
  • implode
  • prove
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How to use exploding in a sentence

There came a "pop" like an exploding fire-cracker, and a bullet whistled past Matt's ear.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
It is even more comparable to the sound produced by exploding gunpowder.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Kent told himself that Krell had spoken truth about the exploding rocket-tubes, at least.
THE SARGASSO OF SPACEEDMOND HAMILTON
"You were going to show me the damage the exploding tubes did," he said, and Krell nodded quickly.
THE SARGASSO OF SPACEEDMOND HAMILTON
They were the ordinary distress signals, exploding in the air and throwing off white stars.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
A shell exploding in the cemetery, killed and wounded twenty-seven men in one regiment!
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
We remained several hours at their works under a heavy shelling; some few of the shells exploding in our ranks.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
He did not shrink while those soft fingers went exploring the devastation wrought by the exploding shell.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She stood still on the sidewalk, exploding into tiny, staccato sentences.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
No longer was there the staccato of exploding gases, but instead a thundering roar.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPLODING

  • breaking
  • exploding
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