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as in explosion
the act or an instance of exploding the blast destroyed the building completely

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blast

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verb

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as in to smash
to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive the highway engineers will have to blast that hill in order to put a road through here

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as in to fire
to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force artillery that could blast cannonballs from hundreds of yards

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as in to shoot
to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force the recruits were all blasting away at the target range

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“Blast.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blast. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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