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bomb

1. adjective slang Excellent; extremely entertaining; of very high quality. (Sometimes used as "the bomb.") That steak I had at dinner was bomb! I'm not usually a fan of action films, but that one was the bomb!
2. verb To fail spectacularly or to a great degree. Despite all the media hype, the major summer blockbuster bombed on its opening weekend.

bomb

1. n. a bad performance or an inherently bad show. They tried as hard as they could, but the thing was a bomb from Act One on.
2. in. to fail. My first try bombed, but things got better.
3. Go to bomb(shell).

bomb

verb

bomb

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After almost 50 years of historical inquiry, archival revelations, and strenuously argued polemic; after the documentary films that bring Hiroshima and Nagasaki home to us, the perpetrators (and yet, at the same time, alienate us from the reality of the ghastly images); after America's unabating love affair with Japan's manufactured products, most Americans--a sizeable majority, I'd guess--continue to believe that it was a lovely bomb.
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But when the bomb went off, Clinton told the press pool, "It broke a spell in the country as people began searching for our common ground again.
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