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boom

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a loud explosive sound
  • the nerve-jangling boom of a car backfiring

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boom

verb

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1 to become greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number
  • with the strong economy, business is booming

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2 to make a long loud deep noise or cry
  • the cannons boomed throughout the night

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“Boom.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boom. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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