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Another word for backfire

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Verb
  1. To produce an unexpected and undesired result

      1. A flat, curved, usually wooden missile configured so that when hurled it returns to the thrower.
      2. A statement or course of action that backfires.
      3. To have the opposite effect from the one intended; backfire.
    See also:

    surprise

Another word for backfire

Verb
  1. To explode

    See also:

    explode

  2. To go awry

    See also:

    fail