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bombshell

noun

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something that makes a strong impression because it is so unexpected
  • discovering that I had a long-lost sister was an absolute bombshell

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The first known use of bombshell was in 1708

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“Bombshell.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bombshell. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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