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synonyms for explosions

  • blast
  • burst
  • detonation
  • firing
  • outbreak
  • outburst
  • access
  • backfire
  • bang
  • blowout
  • blowup
  • clap
  • combustion
  • concussion
  • crack
  • fit
  • flare-up
  • fulmination
  • gust
  • ignition
  • paroxysm
  • percussion
  • pop
  • report
  • roar
  • salvo

antonyms for explosions

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  • implosion
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How to use explosions in a sentence

Once more these huge explosions unloading their cargoes of midnight on to the evening gloom.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Several explosions took place in consequence, in one of which twenty-three men were killed.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Off to the left had sounded a series of sharp explosions, as a fusillade of rifle shots.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
There came a staccato series of minor explosions—defiant gesture, thought Beardsley!
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
Over our heads the great blasting explosions went on, and I saw but three of the circling disks left to the defense of the city.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
No hot shot were used, but the explosions set fire to a block of buildings, which added terrible grandeur to the scene.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
After a detailed discussion by Hartson Brant of the properties and limitations of nuclear explosions, the conference agreed.
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
On June 6, a fresh assault began, preceded by the usual bombardment, and further assisted by mine explosions.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
General Hardee knew that the explosions of the magazines would send a storm of fire upon the city.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
She could right well preside over such a battle of the Cloud-Titans, and conduct the lightnings softly, without explosions.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. I. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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