Detonated
Detonate Det"o*nate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Detonated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Detonating}.] [L. detonare, v. i., to thunder down; de + tonare to thunder; akin to E. thunder. See {Thunder}, and cf. {Detonize}.] To explode with a sudden report; as, niter detonates with sulphur. [1913 Webster]

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