blasting


blasting
adjective
1. causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin (Freq. 1)
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the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit

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the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces

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a ruinous war

Syn: ↑ruinous
Similar to: ↑destructive
2. unpleasantly loud and penetrating
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the blaring noise of trumpets

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shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio

Syn: ↑blaring
Similar to: ↑loud

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