Displosion Dis*plo"sion, n. Explosion. [1913 Webster]

The vast displosion dissipates the clouds. --Young. [1913 Webster]

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  • displosion — noun see displode …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • displosion — dis·plo·sion …   English syllables

  • displosion — noun see displode …   Useful english dictionary

  • displode — displosion /dis ploh zheuhn/, n. /dis plohd /, v.t., v.i., disploded, disploding. Archaic. to explode. [1660 70; < L displodere, equiv. to dis DIS 1 + plodere, comb. form of plaudere to clap] * * * …   Universalium

  • displode — verb (disploded; disploding) Etymology: Latin displodere, from dis + plaudere to clap, applaud Date: 1667 archaic explode • displosion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Violence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Violence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 violence violence inclemency vehemence might impetuosity Sgm: N 1 boisterousness boisterousness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 effervescence effervescence ebullition Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • detonation — n 1. explosion, blow up, blast, fulmi nation, Archaic. displosion; burst, Inf. bust, bursting, breaking open, flying apart, dissiliency, dissilience; bang, report, boom, roar, thunder, clap. 2. setting off, Obs. detonization; discharge, firing,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • flash — n 1. streak, patch, glint, lightning; shaft, ray, beam; gleam, glare, fulguration, coruscation; brightness, dazzle, dazzling, bedazzlement, bedazzling, blinding; blaze, flame, flare, spark, scintilla, scintillation; shimmer, flicker, twinkle,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fulmination — n 1. violent denunciation, condemnation, criticism, Inf. knock, Sl. put down; censure, disapproval, disapprobation, reprobation, reprehension, objection; animadversion, Inf. brickbat, aspersion, obloquy; tirade, philippic, diatribe. 2. violent… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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