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Another word for boomerang

  1. To produce an unexpected and undesired result

      1. An explosion of prematurely ignited fuel or of unburned exhaust gases in an internal-combustion engine.
      2. The backward escape of gases or cartridge fragments when a gun is fired.
      3. A fire started in the path of an oncoming fire in order to deprive it of fuel and thereby control or extinguish it.
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