Antonyms

1. explosive

adjective. ['ɪkˈsploʊsɪv'] serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst.

Antonyms

  • integrate

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Rhymes with Explosive

  • erosive
  • corrosive

Sentences with explosive


1. Adjective
Silver fulminate is very explosive and can be toxic if taken in large quantities.

Quotes about explosive


1. Fear is a very explosive emotion, but it has a short life span. It's the sprint. The marathon is hope.
- Mike Huckabee

2. A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
- Edward P. Morgan

3. The world has been printing books for 450 years, and yet gunpowder still has a wider circulation. Never mind! Printer's ink is the greater explosive: it will win.
- Christopher Morley

2. explosive

adjective. ['ɪkˈsploʊsɪv'] liable to lead to sudden change or violence.

Synonyms

  • volatile

Antonyms

  • linger
  • absolve

3. explosive

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊsɪv'] a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck.

Synonyms

  • burster
  • high explosive
  • powder
  • explosive device
  • impulse explosive
  • bursting charge
  • HN
  • propellant explosive
  • azoimide
  • low explosive
  • smokeless powder
  • tetryl
  • warhead
  • explosive charge
  • chemical substance
  • explosive mixture
  • nitramine
  • load
  • explosive compound
  • hydrogen azide
  • charge
  • hydrazoic acid
  • payload
  • gunpowder
  • chemical

Antonyms

  • high explosive
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

4. explosive

adjective. ['ɪkˈsploʊsɪv'] sudden and loud.

Antonyms

  • empty
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