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bomb

noun

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1 something that has failed
  • her tell-all book was a bomb that landed on the remainder tables with a thud

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2 British a very large amount of money
  • that stay at Claridge's cost a bomb, but it was worth it

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bomb

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of bomb (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to attack with a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once
  • following the reporter's obscene outburst, viewers bombed the television station with an unprecedented number of complaints

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3 to be unsuccessful
  • the chichi restaurant bombed big-time, lasting only six months

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5 to use bombs or artillery against
  • the enemy has bombed the city again

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“Bomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bomb. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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