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Synonyms for go ballistic
go bal·lis·tic

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  1. flip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballisticverb

    get very angry and fly into a rage

    "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic"

    Synonyms:
    puff out, detonate, have kittens, flip one's wig, ignite, embroider, puff up, erupt, puff, hit the roof, explode, throw a fit, conflagrate, combust, flip one's lid, burn, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, inflate, take fire, aggrandize, dramatize, catch fire, blow one's stack

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How to use go ballistic in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    The council must be prepared to impose additional and stronger sanctions on North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

  2. Jeffrey Lewis:

    While significant attention has been focused on Saudi Arabia development, Saudi Arabia development and now production of ballistic missiles has not received the same level of scrutiny, the domestic production of ballistic missiles by Saudi Arabia suggests that any diplomatic effort to control missile proliferation would need to involve other regional actors, like Saudi Arabia and Israel, that produce their own ballistic missiles.

  3. David Schmerler:

    This is the first successful test (of this type of missile) that we know of, one of the big takeaways is the missile's performance, which might give credit to their own design capability. It outperformed previous, copied missile designs, which means that their ballistic missile program is moving at an accelerating rate.

  4. Hyon Gwang Il:

    I do not understand, you are talking of two different things. We do understand that the same technology applies to two different areas : a military one, long-range ballistic missiles, or simply a rocket to carry a satellite into orbit.

  5. Iran Dempsey:

    Under no circumstances should we relieve pressure on Iran relative to ballistic missile capabilities and arms trafficking.


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