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blowup

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  1. 1 an outburst or display of excited anger the boss had another blowup when someone fouled up the copy machine Synonyms of blowup tantrum, explosion, fireworks, fit, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, sceneWords Related to blowup eruption, flare-up, outburst, storm, uproar; agitation, delirium, distraction, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage; convulsion(s), paroxysm, seizure, spasm, upheaval; angriness, choler, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness; reaction, rise; dander, temper; grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulk(s), sulkiness, sullenness

  2. 2 the act or an instance of exploding the last blowup of the volcano flattened trees for miles around Synonyms of blowup blast, explosion, burst, bursting, detonation, eruption, outburstWords Related to blowup discharge, firing, shooting; blowout, flare-up; bang, boom, pop; airburst, groundburstAntonyms of blowup implosion


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