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Synonyms for detonate



Synonyms for detonate

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

Synonyms for detonate

cause to burst with a violent release of energy

burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction

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THREE Bahrainis are accused of using mobile phone SIM cards belonging to Asian labourers to detonate bombs.
The source added that the army units foiled militants' attempt to detonate an explosive device planted in front of Constantine and Helena Church and was set to be detonate remotely.
NNA - 29/6/2012 - Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiquA': "On 29/6/2012 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, a unit of the army will detonate useless ammunition at the vicinity of Toul region, Nabateih.
KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi security forces managed on Wednesday to detonate an improvised explosive device in south of Kirkuk, a source from the joint coordination center said.
Yesterday's attack was the first successful one by a woman suicide bomber in Iraq since the overthrow of Saddam Two years ago, a woman was was caught before she could detonate explosives at a government building in Baghdad.
Navy and police bomb disposal experts were called to North Tyneside yesterday to detonate a sea mine trawled up by fishermen.
Police speculated that the device was either faulty, or that the terrorist merely intended to create panic, then detonate the more lethal explosive belt after police arrived.
that the slain Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan will detonate a bomb during the convo of Pope Francis in Manila on January 18, 2015.
FOUR Bahrainis allegedly twice tried and failed to detonate a homemade explosive near police.
The source added that a military engineering unit foiled an attempt to detonate an explosive device planted under a private car near Lanwazit Coffee in al-Maliki area in Damascus.
adding that a third vehicle did detonate on three stage in time.
Summary: A Pakistani-American has been charged with trying to detonate a car bomb in New York's Times Square.
Security sources said that a shepherd discovered a number of Inerga rocket-propelled grenades outside the village, and that army personnel and experts decided to detonate them, due to the dangers involved in transporting them elsewhere for destruction