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vesuvian

[ vuh-soo-vee-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF vesuvian

Synonyms for vesuvian

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
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Then—the campaign with its crowds, its enthusiasm, its Vesuvian mutterings.

Observation on the volcanoes of other districts show that the Vesuvian group is in this regard not peculiar.

The name anorthite was given to the Vesuvian mineral by G. Rose in 1823, on account of its anorthic crystallization.

Pratt started, flushed angrily, and brushed the vesuvian from his coat, but not until it had burned there a round black spot.

A Vesuvian explosion seemed to heave in his capacious bosom, and found vent in a furious roar.

If I have not lost my mind I have accurately conveyed those two Vesuvian irruptions of philosophy.

Here was Naples deserted by the thousands of foreigners whom a few days of Vesuvian bellowings had frightened into abject panic.

Sir Humphry Davy observed that the fumes which escaped from Vesuvian lava deposited common salt.

Otherwise the world presents itself to them under too settled an aspect—unless, of course, Vesuvian Revolution shakes the land.

Readers will transport themselves to the Bay of Naples, and beautiful Vesuvian scenery seen from sea.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VESUVIAN

friction match

nounmatch lit by striking
  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
  • vesuvian
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