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noun as in rocket


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Example Sentences

On Friday, July 4, 1788—a dozen years since the Declaration of Independence—the city celebrated the narrow ratification of the Constitution with parades, fireworks, and speeches.

From Time

The inside story of how Patrick Mahomes landed with the ChiefsThose fireworks could prove to be prologue.

When the House of Delegates opened both of those topics to preliminary debate on Thursday, though, death — not drugs — was the topic that provoked all the partisan fireworks.

I was expecting similar fireworks on Saturday morning when I stopped in for a hair cut.

From Fortune

Transporting fireworks to the National Mall is difficult even in ordinary circumstances.

The Firework siren also reveals that she once prayed to God for, uhh, a new chest.

The result is the biggest property bubble in history, which when it pops will sound like a thousand firework accidents.

Suffice it to say the whole thing went off sparkling like a firework.

The comparison to a bursting firework is inevitable but unworthy.

In all Boston there was no firework as wonderful as Sky-High's.

On this occasion she carried, besides, a little parachute, ballasted by a firework terminating in a ball with silver rain.

Dancing will be interrupted at 8.30, when everyone comes out to look at the firework display.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to firework, such as: booster, intercontinental ballistic missile, missile, spacecraft, spaceship, and torpedo.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.