explode with (something)

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explode with (something)

1. Literally, to burst and create or discharge something suddenly as a result. The gas main exploded with enough force to send us all flying. The bomb exploded with a piercing boom that left my ears ringing for days.
2. By extension, to verbalize something suddenly and forcefully. The kids exploded with cheers when they saw their favorite cartoon characters take the stage. The baby exploded with sobs when his pacifier fell out of his mouth.
3. To suddenly produce or yield something in large quantities. It won't be long now till my garden is exploding with all kinds of beautiful flowers.
See also: explode

explode with something

 
1. . Lit. to make a loud noise upon exploding or releasing energy. The bomb exploded with a thunderous roar. When the joke was finished, the audience exploded with laughter.
2. Fig. to burst out saying something; to be about to burst with eagerness to say something. The children exploded with protests when their parents told them it was bedtime. Hanna was exploding with questions.
3. Fig. to produce a sudden abundance of something. (Alludes to buds bursting or a sudden blooming or sprouting of vegetation.) The fields exploded with an enormous crop of wildflowers. The cherry trees exploded with blossoms.
See also: explode
References in classic literature ?
"A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes," answered the Roman Candle in a low whisper; and the Cracker nearly exploded with laughter.
Fognini (right) exploded with rage in the fifth game of the second set during a line-call challenge.
According to Rescue-1122, the incident occurred at Bharoki village on Pasrur road where a gas exploded with a bang.
According to details, some unidentified militants planted exploded materials in Goth Makhna Khan, an area of Dera Murad Jamali, which exploded with a big bang, but no loss of life was reported.
He added police surrounded the area and then the mines were exploded with the support of coalition forces.
2 : to suddenly show or say with great emotion <He exploded with anger.>