Textual thesaurus for "blast"

(noun) fire, flack, flak, attack

intense adverse criticism

Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party; the government has come under attack; don't give me any flak

(noun) good time

a highly pleasurable or exciting experience

we had a good time at the party; celebrating after the game was a blast

(noun) bam, bang, clap, eruption

a sudden very loud noise

(noun) gust, blow

a strong current of air

the tree was bent almost double by the gust

(verb) knock down

shatter as if by explosion

(verb) crucify, pillory, savage

criticize harshly or violently

The press savaged the new President; The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage

(verb) shoot

fire a shot

the gunman blasted away

(verb) shell

use explosives on

The enemy has been shelling us all day

(verb) boom, smash, nail

hit hard

He smashed a 3-run homer

(verb) shell

create by using explosives

blast a passage through the mountain

(verb) blare

make a strident sound

She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone