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blowups

noun
plural of blowup

Synonyms of blowups

1 an outburst or display of excited anger
  • the boss had another blowup when someone fouled up the copy machine

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2 the act or an instance of exploding
  • the last blowup of the volcano flattened trees for miles around

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Antonyms for blowups

  • implosions
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“Blowups.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blowups. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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