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synonyms for explosives

  • ammunition
  • bomb
  • booby trap
  • detonator
  • dynamite
  • gunpowder
  • mine
  • missile
  • munition
  • powder
  • TNT
  • charge
  • fireworks
  • grease
  • grenade
  • mulligan
  • nitroglycerin
  • pineapple
  • propellant
  • shell
  • shot
  • soup
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How to use explosives in a sentence

The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
They are prepared to make allowances for lack of shell; lack of guns; lack of high explosives.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
No more searchlights by night; no more big explosives flying from the Aegean into the Dardanelles!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The liability of a person who keeps explosives is not absolute, unless he is maintaining a nuisance.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
I should send them the addresses of my friends who know how to make effective explosives.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Tools and explosives were packed in and lamps lit and the order given to lower the chair.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
They have not enough explosives on their cars to do all the damage they would like in London, let alone the remainder of England.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
The statement that nitrogen is the base of all explosives is another example of the methods of the promoters.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
He realized, therefore, that sometime men would harness explosives and use them for motor purposes.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
Were that so, the chemist who studies high explosives, or who investigates deadly poisons, passes through adventures daily.
IN THE FOGRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPLOSIVES

  • ammos
  • armaments
  • arsenals
  • bullets
  • explosives
  • gunpowder
  • missiles
  • shells
  • torpedoes
  • weapons
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.