What is another word for vesuvian?

13 synonyms found


[ vɛsˈuːvi͡ən], [ vɛsˈuːvi‍ən], [ v_ɛ_s_ˈuː_v_iə_n]

Vesuvian is a term that is not commonly used in everyday language. However, there are some synonymic phrases that can accurately convey its meaning. These include "explosive," "volcanic," "eruptive," "fiery," "incendiary," and "pyrotechnic." All of these terms suggest a powerful force that is capable of causing destruction or creating something new. They also imply a certain level of unpredictability and excitement. Synonyms for "vesuvian" are particularly useful when describing things like fireworks, cooking techniques, or other situations where intense heat and energy are being released. By using these words, writers and speakers can convey a sense of drama and intensity that might be lacking with more ordinary language.

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What are the hypernyms for Vesuvian?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Vesuvian

The truth is, that luncheon was worth the money, and more; as for the vesuvian wine, it had the rich red blood of the volcano in it, and it could not be bought in New York for half a franc the bottle, if at all; at thrice that sum in Naples it was not a third as good.
"Roman Holidays and Others"
W. D. Howells
Though it treats of the tragical facts with seriousness, it is not with equal gravity that one reads that sixteen years before the vesuvian eruption "the region had been shaken by strong sismic movements, which induced Pompei inhabitants to forsake precipitately their habitations.
"Roman Holidays and Others"
W. D. Howells
A vesuvian explosion seemed to heave in his capacious bosom, and found vent in a furious roar.
"The Prairie Chief"
R.M. Ballantyne

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