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Synonyms of blast

Noun


1. blast, fly, fly ball

usage: a very long fly ball

2. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam, noise

usage: a sudden very loud noise

3. gust, blast, blow, wind, air current, current of air

usage: a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"

4. blast, explosion, detonation, blowup

usage: an explosion (as of dynamite)

5. good time, blast, experience

usage: a highly pleasurable or exciting experience; "we had a good time at the party"; "celebrating after the game was a blast"

6. fire, attack, flak, flack, blast, criticism, unfavorable judgment

usage: intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"

Verb


1. blast, blare, make noise, resound, noise

usage: make a strident sound; "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"

2. smash, nail, boom, blast, hit

usage: hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"

3. blast, shell, bombard, bomb

usage: use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"

4. blast, blow

usage: apply a draft or strong wind to to; "the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us"

5. blast, shell, make, create

usage: create by using explosives; "blast a passage through the mountain"

6. blast, cut

usage: make with or as if with an explosion; "blast a tunnel through the Alps"

7. blast, shoot, fire, discharge

usage: fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"

8. savage, blast, pillory, crucify, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"

9. blast, knock down, smash, dash

usage: shatter as if by explosion

10. blast, shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither

usage: shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly

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