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detonate

verb

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to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • the bomb detonated with a thunder that could be heard for blocks in all directions

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The first known use of detonate was in 1729

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“Detonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detonate. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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