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exploding

verb
present participle of explode

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1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • the building was wrecked when a powerful bomb exploded

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2 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • the bomb was so powerful that it exploded windows in several neighboring buildings

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3 to develop suddenly and violently
  • the mayor's latest unpopular decision caused long-suppressed resentment to explode into open anger

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“Exploding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exploding. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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