1. explosive

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


  • integrate

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Words that Rhyme with Explosive

  • erosive
  • corrosive

Example sentences of the word explosive

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

Quotes containing the word 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.


  • volatile


  • 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.


  • 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


  • high explosive
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

4. explosive

adjective. ['ɪkˈsploʊsɪv'] sudden and loud.


  • empty