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Noun
A strong gust of wind or air
“She pulled her duster closer around her and shivered at the icy blast of wind Mother Nature sent her way.”
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A violent shattering or blowing apart of something
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“No deaths have been reported in the recent land mine blast.”
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The discharge of a firearm
“Nonetheless, the blast from the guns destroyed Spitfire's bridge.”
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A loud or explosive sound or noise
“He was awakened in the morning by a loud blast from a trumpet.”
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A destructive wave of highly compressed air spreading outwards from an explosion
“The resulting blast blew out all the windows, throwing debris up and everywhere.”
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A severe reprimand
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“So it is no mystery why my blast at the historian did not receive quite the attention it deserved.”
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A gathering of a social nature
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“The bar seeks the patronage of single males and females by providing the ambiance of a cocktail party mixed with the nostalgic roar of a fraternity blast.”
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A very fun or amusing time
“We had a blast walking along the river and down Bourbon Street, taking photos everywhere.”
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The simultaneous firing of a number of missiles, projectiles or bullets
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A tirade or declamation full of bitter condemnation
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A sharp or resounding hit or blow
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A severe snowstorm with high winds
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A sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure
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The act of incriminating someone
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Hit from a joint
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A playful and lively movement or activity
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A sudden and brief burst of bright light
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A complaint or protest over something believed to be wrong or unfair
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An impressively large or varied display of something
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Something which provides, or the state of being provided with, amusement or enjoyment
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A warning of danger
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A violent shock as from a heavy blow
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To destroy by, or as if by, an explosion
“Dynamite had been used to blast the rocks at the site.”
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To move or proceed very quickly
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“Michael De Santa would blast past us in his car as he frantically chased his slimy psychiatrist.”
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To criticize fiercely
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“I suppose that some people may blast me for these criticisms and claim that they found his adventures compelling.”
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To shoot or launch (a projectile) forward with force
“At my command, blast the cannonball into the air.”
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To shoot someone or something with a gun
“I gazed down at him and fought the urge to just blast him with my piece.”
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To burn with a flame
“Place the concoction on the table, stand slightly back, and then blast it with the torch.”
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To produce or cause to produce loud continuous music or other noise
“DJs interchange on the decks as the speakers blast out loud music throughout the weekend.”
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To kill, typically by shooting a projectile
“I wanted to knock him right out of his chair, blast him and end the threat, but I didn't know what magic he had.”
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To destroy or ruin
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“No wonder, therefore, that they assail him, and that they set all their engines to work in order to blast his reputation.”
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(of a wind or other natural force) To wither, shrivel, or blight (a plant)
“A cold wind would blast the rose plants outside.”
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To declare or announce in a formal or solemn way
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To charge or damage with electrostatic discharge
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Put down
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To comprehensively defeat
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To burn so or sear the surface of something
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To bring down (a tall object)
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To strike, especially with force
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To engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
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To make a way through, or into, with physical strength
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To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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To express an objection to what someone has said or done
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To attack or besiege, especially militarily
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Interjection
Used to express surprise, agitation or disappointment
“Beth enters the kitchen, feeling the blast of warmth from the oven as Clark Durand pulls out a platter of warmed-up Chinese takeout.”
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