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Roman candles

noun as in firecracker

noun as in fireworks


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Waters began making short films, and cast Glenn in Roman Candles (1966), calling him Divine—because he was just that, in a way.

Luminous fuses, like roman candles, burst forth in every direction, exploding in dust over our heads.

From every park roman candles and rockets burst into pots of flowers, constellations, the flags of the Allies.

Roman candles are usually made from 3⁄8 to 6⁄8; but 5⁄8 is a very satisfactory size.

No species of fireworks require greater care in their construction than roman candles.

Wheel and fixed cases need not be choked at all, but plugged 1⁄4 of an inch, with plaster of paris, as directed for roman candles.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Roman candle, such as: catherine wheel, rocket, signal rocket, skyrocket, and sparkler.

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