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Explosive

Definition

[n] a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
[adj] tending or serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst; "an explosive device"; "explosive gas"; "explosive force"; "explosive violence"; "an explosive temper"
[adj] sudden and loud; "an explosive laugh"
[adj] 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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Antonyms

nonexplosive