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Synonyms for nuke
nuk, nyuknuke

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. atomic warhead, nuclear warhead, thermonuclear warhead, nukeverb

    the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb

    thermonuclear warhead, nuclear warhead, atomic warhead

  2. nuke, atomize, atomise, zapverb

    strike at with firepower or bombs

    "zap the enemy"

    vaporize, atomize, atom-bomb, zap, microwave, micro-cook, atomise

  3. atom-bomb, nukeverb

    bomb with atomic weapons

    zap, atom-bomb, atomise, microwave, atomize, micro-cook

  4. microwave, micro-cook, zap, nukeverb

    cook or heat in a microwave oven

    "You can microwave the leftovers"

    micro-cook, vaporize, atomize, zap, atom-bomb, microwave, atomise

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  1. List of paraphrases for "nuke":

    nuclear, warhead, bomb

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How to use nuke in a sentence?

  1. Bob Menendez:

    The problem is we have gone from preventing a nuke in Iran to managing it.

  2. Thom Tillis:

    They want to nuke the filibuster. Fifty-one votes to make a decision that could ultimately be to pack the courts. This is their stated goal, the only thing that … Supreme Court has its integrity … and the trust that [ Americans ] put into it.

  3. Melissa Hanham:

    If North Korea pulls out (an ICBM) everyone knows it'll be launched with a nuke, these little missiles you don't know, so it's hard to be prepared.

  4. President Trump:

    Trump also threatens countries doing business with Iran under nuke deal - The Hill :.

  5. Ryann Weller:

    Mentally and emotionally, I've been a freaking wreck, if I get two more I lose my livelihood. I've already told my community that if I receive one more strike then I'm gon na have to move forward and nuke basically everything.

Translations for nuke

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  • lave mad i mikronDanish
  • planta nuclearSpanish
  • ydinase, tuhota, mikro, mikroaaltouuniFinnish
  • bombe atomique, anéantir, micro-onder, arme nucléaire, centrale nucléaire, micro-ondes, four micro-onde, atomiserFrench
  • 핵, 박살내다Korean

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