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EXPLOSIVE

'EXPLOSIVE' is a 9 letter word starting and ending with E

Crossword clues for 'EXPLOSIVE'

ClueAnswer

Like dynamite (9)EXPLOSIVE
Eg, gelignite (9)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for EXPLOSIVE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word explosive will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

BAD - HOT - IED - TNT

4 letter words

BOMB - EDGY - IFFY - LIVE - MUTE - PEAK - STOP - SURD - UGLY

5 letter words

CHECK - DICEY - FIERY - GLIDE - HASTY - NASAL - NASTY - NITRO - PHONE - QUICK - SHAKY - SQUIB - TENSE - VELAR - VOICE - VOWEL

6 letter words

AMATOL - CHANCY - DENTAL - LABIAL - LIQUID - POWDER - SEMTEX - SONANT - SPUNKY - TONITE - TOUCHY - VOCOID

7 letter words

ANXIOUS - BANGING - CORDITE - FRAUGHT - GLOTTAL - LATERAL - LINGUAL - NERVOUS - PALATAL - PARLOUS - PEPPERY - PHONEME - PLASTIC - PLOSIVE - POPPING - PRICKLY - RAPPING - SERIOUS - TAPPING - UNSOUND - VOCABLE - VOCALIC - VOICING - WARHEAD

8 letter words

AGITABLE - ALARMING - ALVEOLAR - BILABIAL - BLASTING - BURSTING - CEREBRAL - CHEDDITE - CRACKING - CRASHING - CRITICAL - DELICATE - DYNAMITE - ERUPTIVE - FIREWORK - FLAPPING - GUTTURAL - KNOCKING - LANDMINE - MELINITE - MENACING - PERILOUS - SKITTISH - SLAPPING - SLATTING - SONORITY - SYLLABLE - TIME BOMB - TRITONAL - UNSTABLE - VOLATILE - VOLCANIC

9 letter words

ALLOPHONE - CACUMINAL - CONSONANT - DANGEROUS - DETONATOR - DIPHTHONG - EMOTIONAL - EXCITABLE - EXPLODING - EXPLOSIVE - GELIGNITE - GUNPOWDER - HAZARDOUS - HOT-HEADED - HOTHEADED - IRASCIBLE - IRRITABLE - LARYNGEAL - OCCLUSIVE - RETROFLEX - SEMIVOWEL - SENSITIVE - STARTLISH - UNCERTAIN

10 letter words

ASPIRATION - BALLISTITE - CONTINUANT - DANGERSOME - DETONATING - EXPLODABLE - EXPLOSIBLE - HIGH-STRUNG - JEOPARDOUS - LABIOVELAR - METTLESOME - PASSIONATE - PERICULOUS - PHARYNGEAL - PRECARIOUS - TOUCH-AND-GO - TRIPHTHONG

11 letter words

APICO-DENTAL - COMBUSTIBLE - DEPTH CHARGE - FULMINATING - HIGH-METTLED - HOT-TEMPERED - INFLAMMABLE - LABIODENTAL - MONOPHTHONG - NITROCOTTON - PERTURBABLE - SPEECH SOUND - THREATENING - VOICED SOUND

12 letter words

ARTICULATION - ASSIMILATION - HIGH-SPIRITED - INFLAMMATORY - MODIFICATION - SYLLABIC PEAK

13 letter words

APICO-ALVEOLAR - DISSIMILATION - HIGH EXPLOSIVE - LABIALIZATION - MORPHOPHONEME - NITROGLYCERIN - QUICK-TEMPERED - SHORT-TEMPERED - TEMPERAMENTAL - UNPREDICTABLE

14 letter words

GLOTTALIZATION - PARASITIC VOWEL - PROTHETIC VOWEL - TRINITROTOLUOL - VOICELESS SOUND

15 letter words

EPENTHETIC VOWEL - HIGHLY EMOTIONAL - SMOKELESS POWDER - SYLLABIC NUCLEUS - TRANSITION SOUND - TRINITROTOLUENE

16 letter words

CELLULOSE NITRATE - PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE - POTASSIUM NITRATE - SEGMENTAL PHONEME

17 letter words

FRAUGHT WITH DANGER - PHARYNGEALIZATION

18 letter words

VILLANOUS SALTPETRE

19 letter words

EMOTIONALLY UNSTABLE

20 letter words

MANNER OF ARTICULATION

Definition of explosive

  • a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
  • serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst; "an explosive device"; "explosive gas"; "explosive force"; "explosive violence"; "an explosive temper"
  • sudden and loud; "an explosive laugh"
  • liable to lead to sudden change or violence; "an explosive issue"; "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"


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