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Definitions of explosive:

part of speech: adjective

Capable of, or with a tendency to, explosion.

Usage examples for explosive:

  • Mr. Bates' tone was so fiercely explosive that it appeared to throw up his head with a violent motion. "Corporal Cameron", Ralph Connor
  • He was swept himself into an explosive amazement: Carlos! "The Abandoned Room", Wadsworth Camp
  • He cannot carry an explosive in secrecy. "Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman", Albert Sidney Bolles

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