explode, detonate, blow up, set off(verb)
cause to burst with a violent release of energy
"We exploded the nuclear bomb"
go ballistic, puff out, detonate, trip, offset, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, incite, puff up, take off, puff, hit the roof, throw a fit, trigger off, activate, part, flip one's lid, combust, trigger, blow one's stack, bring out, break loose, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, irrupt, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, start, blow up, spark off, instigate, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, burst forth, spark, inflate, touch off, aggrandize, depart, start out, set forth, burst, actuate, dramatize, stir up, cancel, set out
burst outward, usually with noise
"The champagne bottle exploded"
show a violent emotional reaction
"The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"
explode, burst forth, break loose(verb)
be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
"His anger exploded"
destroy by exploding
"The enemy exploded the bridge"
cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
detonate, explode, blow up(verb)
burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"
"The Molotov cocktail exploded"
go ballistic, puff out, detonate, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, puff up, puff, hit the roof, throw a fit, flip one's lid, combust, blow one's stack, break loose, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, irrupt, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, burst forth, inflate, aggrandize, burst, dramatize
increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
"The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"
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How to use explode in a sentence?
It was about innocence and the way that innocence is lost and how people explode into a different iteration of themselves.
If the automobile had followed the same development cyclee as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside."
If your old woman is giving you a little bit of mouth and you try to be patient... but about the sixth day you're just about to explode.
It makes your head explode, all these different apps.
He has a strong personality, vigorous, and direct. If he tries to become a politician, he could try to change but he would never really be able to change 100 percent, because his boiling point is low, if anyone pokes at him, he will explode. And for him to sit in the parliament, I guarantee, he will run into troubles.
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- تفرقع, انفجرArabic
- взривявам, експлодирам, избухвамBulgarian
- explotar, esclatarCatalan, Valencian
- springe, forkaste, afsløre, sprænge, eksplodereDanish
- explodieren, sprengen, platzenGerman
- eksplodigi, eksplodiEsperanto
- explotar, reventar, explosionarSpanish
- räjäyttää, räjähtääFinnish
- détoner, exploserFrench
- estoupar, estourar, esbourarGalician
- szétrobban, robbant, megdönt, felrobban, szétrobbant, robban, felrobbant, lerontHungarian
- explozigar, explozarIdo
- springa, sprengjaIcelandic
- exploderen, ontploffen, opblazenDutch
- sprenge, eksplodereNorwegian
- wybuchać, wybuchnąćPolish
- взрывать, взорвать, взрываться, взорватьсяRussian
- explodera, sprängaSwedish
- పేల్చివేయు, పేలిపోవుTelugu
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