Verb(1) cause to burst with a violent release of energy(2) burst outward, usually with noise(3) show a violent emotional reaction(4) be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise(5) destroy by exploding(6) cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/(7) drive from the stage by noisy disapproval(8) show (a theory or claim(9) burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction(10) increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
(1) Already their research has helped to explode long-held theories about the history of disease.(2) Be warned, this book will explode many myths you will have associated about the onset of the disease in the 1970s and 1980s.(3) Paige looked at her mother, fearful that she would explode in anger.(4) The mosquito-borne illness is spreading and the cases could explode in the judgment of those health officials.(5) If rates were to explode upward, mortgage payments for these folks could double or triple.(6) This creates heat and in some circumstances you can literally see the hairs popping out of the hair follicle as they explode from the energy they have absorbed.(7) Julia looked so red that she might explode with embarrassment.(8) Nell looked as if she would explode with happiness.(9) Weed populations explode the year after a drought due to turf thinning.(10) The bottle must have been slightly warm causing it to explode like a pressure bomb.(11) tension which could explode into violence at any time(12) he can explode with anger(13) However, it was only natural such a situation explode eventually.(14) tension that could explode into violence at any time(15) What happens, these films ask, when the accumulated rage and resentment inevitably explode ?(16) The girl's face looked like she was about to explode with rage.