Synonyms and Antonyms of EXPLOSION

the act or an instance of exploding <the explosion of the first atomic bomb at Hiroshima>
Antonyms implosion
a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <the explosion of patriotic feeling that the country experienced after that momentous event>
an outburst or display of excited anger <the tennis player's expletive-enriched explosions on the court tested the patience of officials>
Synonyms blowup, explosion, fireworks, fit, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, scene

April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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