Explosive synonyms

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Tending to violence; explosive:
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(Of an erection) Extremely aroused, rock hard, long lasting, insatiable
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Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
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(Often followed by "to go to...") Urgently needing to urinate.
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Eruptive
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Being able or likely to do harm.
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Having the nature of a convulsion
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(Medicine) Describing any sudden and severe (often fatal) inflammation
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Of, or employing nuclear energy or processes
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(Chiefly medicine) Appearing quickly and with destructive effects.
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Of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat.
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The definition of inflammable is something that catches fire easily, or a person or thing that gets excited easily.
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Easily aroused; excitable; fiery
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Characterized by violent emotions, passions, speech, or actions:
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The definition of fiery is to a strong personality, something related to heat, or to an impassioned action or speech.
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Very risky
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Violent; said of persons or events
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(Slang) Under the influence of liquor or drugs
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Full of or involving peril; dangerous or risky.
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Having a fiery temper; easily made angry
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Of or pertaining to a person who is easily angered, who is known to frequently lose his or her temper.
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Causing or characterized by nervous tension or mental strain:
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The definition of touch and go refers to an uncertain situation where an outcome is not clear and could change any minute.
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(Physics) Capable of sustaining a nuclear chain reaction:
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(Military) A device intended to explode when stepped upon or touched, or when approached by a ship, vehicle, or person.
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Any of various explosive powders used to propel projectiles from guns, especially a black mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur.
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Nuclear, biological, chemical, or explosive materials, such as rockets or grenades, that are used as weapons.
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An explosive, such as TNT, that combusts nearly instantaneously, thereby producing a violent, shattering effect.
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(Rail transport, UK) a small explosive device attached to the railhead to provide an audible warning when a train passes over it.
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A person or thing that propels
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An atomic or nuclear bomb. Used with the.
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A weapon or other object, as a spear, bullet, rocket, etc., designed to be thrown, fired, or launched toward a target; often, specif., a guided or ballistic missile
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A glass container filled with a chemical such as tear gas that is dispersed when the container is thrown and broken.
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Expense; cost:
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A metal or cardboard case containing the charge and primer for a piece of firearms ammunition, especially one also containing shot and fired from a shotgun.
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A crude grenade consisting of a bottle filled with gasoline, etc. and wrapped in a saturated rag or plugged with a wick: it is ignited and hurled
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Worn out or exhausted, especially as a result of long-term stress.
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Eruptive
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Polite and respectful rather than rude.
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Not extreme:
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With no outstanding or unusual event; peaceful, routine, etc.
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Plural form of munition
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The energy released by an atom in a nuclear reaction.
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A round, red, powerful firecracker
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(Of a person) Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.
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Tending strongly to change:
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Easily set on fire; that will burn readily or quickly
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A highly explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene.
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(Figuratively) Anything exceptionally dangerous, exciting or wonderful.
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(Geol.) A rock thrown out by volcanic eruption
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The arrangement of the metal and chemical salts will determine the shape of the display in the sky, ranging from circular or willow to chrysanthemum or palm.
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A glassy substance, usually tube-shaped, formed by fusion when sand, rock, etc. are struck by lightning
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An explosive salt of fulminic acid, containing the monovalent negative radical CNO and used in detonators and percussion caps
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The definition of a fuse is an electrical safety device that can stop current from flowing if it becomes overloaded, or a device that is used to ignite an explosive device.
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A powerful explosive containing picric acid, used in shells
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Alternative spelling of nitroglycerine.
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The passengers, crew, instruments, or equipment carried by an aircraft, spacecraft, or rocket.
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A dry explosive mixture, such as gunpowder.
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(Organic chemistry) The explosive 2,4,6-trinitrophenyl-N-methylnitramine produced by the nitration of dimethylaniline
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A vitreous brownish-yellow to black radioactive mineral, essentially ThSiO4 , an ore of thorium.
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(US, informal, entertainment industry) Alternative spelling of tonight.
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Inclined or disposed to peace; peaceable:
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Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
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That will not explode:
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An explosive mixture of nitroglycerine and nitrate absorbed onto a base of wood pulp.
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