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Synonyms for explode

Synonyms for explode

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

to come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure

to become manifest suddenly and in full force

to increase or expand suddenly, rapidly, or without control

to cause to be no longer believed or valued

Synonyms for explode

cause to burst with a violent release of energy

burst outward, usually with noise

show a violent emotional reaction

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be unleashed

destroy by exploding

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cause to burst as a result of air pressure

drive from the stage by noisy disapproval

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show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete

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

increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner


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We all contribute to both bands but Exploding Eyes is more the work and vision of myself and Al while SOnance is Brian's baby.
That exploding star is in one of the many galaxies of the Virgo constellation.
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Actually, Harvard wouldn't let us play because our name was the Exploding Hearts.
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He was only woken by the loud bang of his phone exploding in the heat.
It was the exploding star now known as Kepler's supernova, the last one that astronomers have witnessed in the Milky Way (SN: 12/11/04, p.
Surprisingly, exploding marine-mammal carcasses are relatively common, according to biologist Tom Pitchford of the Florida Marine Research Institute.
Some reports said it was caused when gas tanks used for cooking exploded at a nearby restaurant, while others blamed more exploding fireworks.
Although they can't fully explain why a star blows up, astronomers thought that they had accurately determined the maximum mass that a star could have before exploding as a connnon type of supernova.
EXPLODING microwaved eggs are causing a series of injuries, doctors said yesterday.
The teen-agers, whose names were not released because they are juveniles, were detained on suspicion of manufacturing, possessing and exploding destructive devices, officials said.
Before exploding, these stars, then known as Wolf-Rayet stars, have lost their outer atmosphere and slimmed down to a mere 10 to 20 times the mass of the sun.
They have sonar equipment needed to search for ordnance and are trained in exploding ones that need to be exploded and transferring those that are stable to a proper location to be exploded or destroyed.