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Noun
A violent shattering or blowing apart of something
“A minimal number of people were injured in the explosion due to effective security measures.”
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The sound caused by a violent shattering or blowing apart
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“No sooner did we see a flash of light in the sky than we heard a loud explosion near us.”
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A sudden outburst or manifestation of something
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“As the energy swirled about him, he marveled at the sudden explosion of power that surged through his veins.”
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A sudden increase in amount or extent
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“The run-up to Christmas could be the start of the long-awaited explosion in the number of games downloaded to mobile phones.”
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A public display of emotion or anger
“No one will be allowed to forget his public explosion after his defeat in the race for Governor of California.”
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The simultaneous firing of a number of missiles, projectiles or bullets
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Volcanic matter
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A breakdown of peaceful behavior
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The action or process of demolishing or being demolished
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High birthrate
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A sudden and brief burst of bright light
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A fit of feeling annoyed, offended or resentful
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