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But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
With an explosive hiss, gray jets of live steam erupted from pipes around the edge of the room.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Anything made of iron and containing high explosive and detonator will be welcome.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The gasoline used also gave off a gas of highly explosive character and one very likely to escape from leaky tanks or joints.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
It is often difficult in serious situations to take these explosive monosyllables seriously.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The Birmingham factories are feverishly busy making dum-dum and explosive bullets.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
She was here, and the place was about to be blasted by some titanic explosive of the Croen science creation!
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
Then a heavy weight landed on my back, knocking the breath from my lungs with an explosive grunt.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Rick and Scotty watched the placement of the nuclear explosive—a simple steel can, from the outside—in the big hole.
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
They come from the engine—snorting, explosive sounds, as though it was clamoring for attention.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPLOSIVE

  • delighted
  • ecstatic
  • elated
  • emotive
  • euphoric
  • explosive
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • intoxicated
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