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fireworks

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of fireworks

  1. 1 an outburst or display of excited anger can we have a calm, rational discussion without the usual fireworks? Synonyms blowup, explosion, tantrum, fit, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, sceneRelated Words eruption, flare-up, outburst, storm, uproar; agitation, delirium, distraction, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage; convulsion(s), paroxysm, seizure, spasm, upheaval; angriness, choler, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness; reaction, rise; dander, temper; grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulk(s), sulkiness, sullenness

  2. 2 a spectacular display or performance of artistic or technical skill the theatrical fireworks generated by two great stars of the stage Synonyms acrobatics, pyrotechnicsRelated Words extravaganza, pageant, spectacle


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