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Synonyms for blast

Synonyms for (noun) blast

Synonyms: blast Definition: a very long fly ball

Similar words: fly, fly ball Definition: (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

Synonyms: fire, flack, flak, attack, blast Definition: intense adverse criticism Usage: Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party; the government has come under attack; don't give me any flak

Similar words: criticism, unfavorable judgment Definition: disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings Usage: the senator received severe criticism from his opponent

Synonyms: good time, blast Definition: a highly pleasurable or exciting experience Usage: we had a good time at the party; celebrating after the game was a blast

Similar words: experience Definition: an event as apprehended Usage: a surprising experience; that painful experience certainly got our attention

Synonyms: bam, bang, blast, clap, eruption Definition: a sudden very loud noise

Similar words: noise Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound) Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

Synonyms: blast Definition: an explosion (as of dynamite)

Similar words: detonation, blowup, explosion Definition: a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

Synonyms: gust, blast, blow Definition: a strong current of air Usage: the tree was bent almost double by the gust

Similar words: wind, current of air, air current Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Usage: trees bent under the fierce winds; when there is no wind, row; the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere

Synonyms for (verb) blast

Synonyms: blast Definition: shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly

Similar words: wither, shrink, shrivel, shrivel up Definition: wither, as with a loss of moisture Usage: The fruit dried and shriveled

Synonyms: blast, knock down Definition: shatter as if by explosion

Similar words: smash, dash Definition: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over Usage: Smash a plate

Synonyms: crucify, blast, pillory, savage Definition: criticize harshly or violently Usage: The press savaged the new President; The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away

Similar words: fire, discharge Definition: cause to go off Usage: fire a gun; fire a bullet

Synonyms: shell, blast Definition: use explosives on Usage: The enemy has been shelling us all day

Similar words: bomb, bombard Definition: throw bombs at or attack with bombs Usage: The Americans bombed Dresden

Synonyms: blast, boom, smash, nail Definition: hit hard Usage: He smashed a 3-run homer

Similar words: hit Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Synonyms: blast Definition: make with or as if with an explosion Usage: blast a tunnel through the Alps

Similar words: cut Definition: form by probing, penetrating, or digging Usage: cut a hole; cut trenches; The sweat cut little rivulets into her face

Synonyms: blast, shell Definition: create by using explosives Usage: blast a passage through the mountain

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: blast Definition: apply a draft or strong wind to to Usage: the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us

Similar words: blow Definition: cause air to go in, on, or through Usage: Blow my hair dry

Synonyms: blare, blast Definition: make a strident sound Usage: She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

Similar words: make noise, noise, resound Definition: emit a noise