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Synonyms for blast

Synonyms for blast

a natural movement or current of air

an earsplitting, explosive noise

a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves

a big, exuberant party

to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

to make an earsplitting explosive noise

to spoil or destroy

Synonyms for blast

a very long fly ball

a sudden very loud noise

an explosion (as of dynamite)

a highly pleasurable or exciting experience

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intense adverse criticism

make a strident sound

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hit hard

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use explosives on

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apply a draft or strong wind to to

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create by using explosives

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make with or as if with an explosion

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criticize harshly or violently

shatter as if by explosion

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shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly

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Jason said Wednesday he had learned in e-mail chats with some Atlantis students that local schools tend to close on days the orbiter blasts off.
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Over their illustrious 30-year career, KISS has sold over 80 million albums, played thousands of spectacular SRO tours and continues to garner a succession of gold and platinum awards The rock legends promise to carry on the KISS tradition with a fiery spectacle of power, pomp, and circumstance as they prepare for "THE Summer Tour of 2003" along with fellow rock comrades Aerosmith, which blasts off at the Meadows Music Theatre in Hartford, CT.
THE world's latest space tourist blasts off yesterday - with an emotional farewell from his mum.
PHOTO (1 -- color) The unmanned Mars Global Surveyor blasts off Thursday in Cape Canaveral, Fla.