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Quotes of explosive

  1. I chose the most explosive dress I could find. I put a ton of makeup on and some great round earrings. I looked like Jennifer Jones in Duel in the Sun. – Victoria Abril
  2. Palestine is the cement that holds the Arab world together, or it is the explosive that blows it apart. – Yasser Arafat
  3. It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy. – Christopher Bond
  4. I think nowadays economic liberties are an explosive issue. – Emma Bonino
  5. The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background. My father was the son of an Italian immigrant, and I've seen the fire of the Italian temperament. It can be explosive sometimes in ways that are both funny and tragic. – Dominic Chianese
  6. Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other. – Eugene Field
  7. I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music. – Billy Joel
  8. I happened to happened to land in a time, in the middle '60s, that without knowing it, and without being told by the history of theater- which we now see from a historical point of view was an explosive time. – James Earl Jones
  9. Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need. – Primo Levi
  10. 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
  11. I think it's funny to be delicate with subjects that are explosive – Jerry Seinfeld
  12. Art history is less explosive than the rest of history, so it sinks faster into the pulverized regions of time. – Robert Smithson

Usage examples for explosive

  1. Harry had examined these- he found they were really solid steel shot, cast like modern rifle bullets, and calculated to penetrate, even without explosive action, when dropped from a height. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  2. The explosive inside was done up in 5- pound bags. – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully
  3. An explosive grunt of dismay answered him, before Fat Joe let him rise. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  4. But the question is, can the temper of a red- headed explosive ever be rendered uninflammable? – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  5. " Well, that's as far as I've got, right up to now," he admitted with an explosive sigh. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  6. Now, as I was saying, I will show you how to make the most powerful explosive that was ever invented. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  7. In his room he fussed about, grunted hard over getting off his shoes and, finding his slippers, then lay back on his sofa with his hands behind his head and uttered an explosive sigh. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  8. Then there is the expansive temperament, which if it were shut up would probably be much more explosive than it is now. – Roman Holidays and Others by W. D. Howells
  9. War is change in explosive form. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  10. Paulette lay in her blankets with her back to me, as if she had lain so all night; Dunn was making up the fire; Collins was absent, till he appeared out of his tunnel where he had put Dudley's high explosive the night before and nodded to me. – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  11. By the " business at hand" they meant a new explosive and slow- burning powder that was to be used in the new type of fourteen- inch turret guns being made in Glasgow. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  12. Mr. Bates' tone was so fiercely explosive that it appeared to throw up his head with a violent motion. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  13. To be just, I suppose Aunt Augusta's adamant disposition accounts, to some extent, for Uncle Peter's explosive way of thinking and speaking. – The Tinder-Box by Maria Thompson Daviess
  14. Finally, with an explosive sound, Koolotah let his whip fall. – The Eternal Maiden by T. Everett Harré
  15. That particular British shell happened to be the first that had long ago been fired in the fight near Colesberg, and as it had fallen close to the general's tent without bursting, he brought it away to keep as a curio, and on that particular Sunday, so it is said, was showing it to a Boer friend, and explaining that the new explosive now used by the English is perfectly harmless when properly handled. – With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back by Edward P. Lowry
  16. It had lain between them untouched, like a substance possibly dangerous and explosive – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  17. We thought at first that the Spaniards were using explosive bullets, but we found they were merely brass- covered bullets. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  18. After swallowing six times,- a trick father once taught me to cure explosive speech,- I went down and asked him if he could tell me to what use the lot was to be put. – People of the Whirlpool by Mabel Osgood Wright
  19. Its nuts are explosive and go off with a snap, shooting the seeds that are inside, ten or twenty feet away, when the cold dry days of autumn come. – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  20. Suddenly a high explosive shell burst near him- quite close: and a mass of earth crashed down on his legs and back, half burying him. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile

Rhymes for explosive