blast

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. explosion; discharge; gust; harangue (See speech). —v. t. destroy, shatter, ruin; explode. See violence, destruction.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An explosion]
Syn. burst, eruption, detonation; see explosion 1 .
2. [A sudden force of wind]
Syn. gust, gale, draft, wind; see wind 1 .
3. [A loud sound]
Syn. roar, din, bang, blare; see noise 1 .
4. [An explosive charge]
Syn. gunpowder, TNT, explosive, dynamite; see explosive .
5. [*Fun]
Syn. excitement, amusement, good time; see fun , thrill .
See Synonym Study at wind .
(at) full blast
Syn. at full speed, at full capacity, at full tilt, maximally, to the max*; see also completely , fast 1 .
v.
1. [To shatter by explosion]
Syn. blow up, dynamite, detonate; see explode 1 .
2. [To ruin]
Syn. blight, shatter, annihilate, wreck; see destroy 1 .
3. [To make a loud sound]
Syn. blare, boom, trumpet; see sound 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
boom, surge, roar, explosion, burst, crack, blowup, bang, detonation, eruption, gust, shock wave. see wind
II
v.
explode, blowup, raze, detonate, level, annihilate, demolish, boom, burst, roar, blare.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A natural movement or current of air: air, blow1, breeze, gust, wind1, zephyr. Archaic: gale. See BREATH. 2. An earsplitting, explosive noise: bang, boom, roar, thunder. See SOUNDS. 3. A violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves: blowout, blowup, burst, detonation, explosion, fulmination. See EXPLOSION. 4. Slang. A big, exuberant party: celebration, shindig, shindy. Slang: bash, blowout. See GROUP, RESTRAINT, WORK. II verb 1. To release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise: blow1 (up), burst, detonate, explode, fire, fulminate, go off, touch off. See EXPLOSION. 2. To make an earsplitting explosive noise: bang, boom, roar, thunder. See SOUNDS. 3. To spoil or destroy: blight, dash, nip1. See HELP.

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