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detonates

verb
present tense third-person singular of detonate

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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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“Detonates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detonates. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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