blast
noun.
a very long fly ball
noun.
a sudden very loud noise
Synonym: eruption, clap, bang, bam
noun.
a strong current of air
the tree was bent almost double by the gust
Synonym: blow, gust
noun.
an explosion (as of dynamite)
noun.
a highly pleasurable or exciting experience
we had a good time at the party|celebrating after the game was a blast
Synonym: good time
noun.
intense adverse criticism
Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party|the government has come under attack|don't give me any flak
Synonym: attack, fire, flack, flak
verb.
make a strident sound
She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone
Synonym: blare
verb.
hit hard
He smashed a 3-run homer
Synonym: smash, nail, boom
verb.
use explosives on
The enemy has been shelling us all day
Synonym: shell
verb.
apply a draft or strong wind to to
the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us
verb.
create by using explosives
blast a passage through the mountain
Synonym: shell
verb.
make with or as if with an explosion
blast a tunnel through the Alps
verb.
fire a shot
the gunman blasted away
Synonym: shoot
verb.
criticize harshly or violently
The press savaged the new President|The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage
verb.
shatter as if by explosion
Synonym: knock down
verb.
shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly