What is another word for detonating?

91 synonyms found


[ dˈɛtənˌe͡ɪtɪŋ], [ dˈɛtənˌe‍ɪtɪŋ], [ d_ˈɛ_t_ə_n_ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]

Detonating is a word that refers to an explosion or sudden and violent eruption. There are several synonyms for this word that can convey the same meaning in different ways. For example, "exploding" is a term that describes something bursting or shattering violently, while "bursting" implies sudden and forceful ejection. "Detonating" can also be described as "bursting forth," "blasting," or "igniting." These synonyms can be used interchangeably depending on the context and desired effect. Whether it's a devastating bomb blast or a colorful fireworks display, using synonyms for "detonating" can add depth and variety to your writing.

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Usage examples for Detonating

Then, lost and beyond all guidance, it somersaulted, slid away down a long drop and, whirling wildly over and over, plunged with Gabriel into the glowing, smoking, detonating void!
"The Air Trust"
George Allan England
What chance had he, coasting to earth at that low level, to avoid the detonating bombs, the aerial shrapnel being hurled aloft, the poisonous gas, the surface-fire?
"The Air Trust"
George Allan England
detonating caps are therefore made of this, and one such cap put into the middle of that cartridge of dynamite and set fire to, by any means, would convert the cartridge itself into a detonator, and explode it with a shattering effect.
"In the Track of the Troops"
R.M. Ballantyne

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