bombshell


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Synonyms for bombshell

complete surprise

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Synonyms for bombshell

an entertainer who has a sensational effect

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a shocking surprise

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an explosive bomb or artillery shell

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Wiles' campaign in support of Bombshell Day is being managed by Social Media Coordinator Hannah McGee who offered the Wiles definition of a bombshell in the modern era.
Bizarrely, a three-paragraph story on Page 3 of that same edition announced lamely: "World War Two bombshell discovered in St Rooney's Cemetery - no risk to public.
With Labour back in control this will be the next cuts bombshell they try to sneak through.
ISLAMABAD April 27 (Online), April 27, 2010 (Frontier Star): Another bombshell looks on the cards as Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has started methodical reviewing to increase petroleum prices by 3-8 per cent from May 01 to pass on the impact of price rise in the international market to consumers.
he 42-year-old bombshell is reportedly ran into financial problems after she failed to pay up construction companies for renovating her Malibu home in 2008.
Shadow Chancellor George Osborne said: "This secret tax bombshell of pounds 1,430 was not even announced by the Chancellor on Wednesday.
I drew inspiration from a lot of '50s pinup images and bombshell icons and infused them with some edgy New York attitude," says Wu, and it shows.
Yet the public remained unaware of his bombshell work until late last October, when The New York Times published an article about the then-unsuccessful efforts to share Hanyok's paper with the taxpayers who funded his research.
IF RACING'S leaders think they've got problems - especially after Sir Stanley Clarke's bombshell agreement with British Afternoon Greyhounds Service for the sale of Northern Racing's picture rights - they can be grateful they're not involved in running racing in New York.
Another acquisition bombshell came from Documentum, which signed an agreement to acquire TruArc, a records management technology company also based in Ottawa.
Inside the Pentagon's exclusive investigative piece "that quickly became a bombshell in the mainstream media on behind-the-scenes advice that a top NATO general gave the alliance's governing body.
Media headlines such as "The Pirates of the Internet,"(1) "Prosecutors Put Sting into Online Search for Pedophiles,(2) and "Defense Drops Bombshell in Cybersex Case,"(3) serve as evidence of the peril computer users face daily.
What Imogene finds is bombshell material--not bombshell in the erotic sense, but in James' sympathetic responses to Agatha's critical comments about her fellow townspeople, people she genuinely loves, but also people she genuinely finds tiresome at times.
Creamery Artisan Ice Cream has created "Presidential Bombshell," a limited edition flavor for the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's last public appearance, a night in which Hollywood and politics collided.
We bring the theme alive through our design strategy combined with our Bombshell Girls, who are growing in popularity every day.