criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"
use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"
hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
make with or as if with an explosion; "blast a tunnel through the Alps"
create by using explosives; "blast a passage through the mountain"
apply a draft or strong wind to to; "the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us"
make a strident sound; "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"
expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned)
made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf"
having open interstices or resembling a web
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number;
of the same kind or quality; "two animals of one species"
used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane' is Scottish"
having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice"
eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art"
indefinite in time or position; "he will come one day"; "one place or another"
being a single entity made by combining separate components; "three chemicals combining into one solution"
a single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"
used informally as an intensifier; "that is one fine dog"
become available; "an opportunity opened up"
ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals"
make the opening move; "Kasparov opened with a standard opening"
accessible to all; "open season"; "an open economy"
cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"
not sealed or having been unsealed; "the letter was already open"; "the opened package lay on the table"
become open; "The door opened"
ready for business; "the stores are open"
not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought; "an open question"; "our position on this bill is still undecided"; "our lawsuit is still undetermined"
spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
not having been filled; "the job is still open"
(of textures) full of small openings or gaps; "an open texture"; "a loose weave"
display the contents of a file or sta
maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
Character in Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder"
continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound; "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder"
to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"
make a low noise; "rumbling thunder"
suggesting the operation of supernatural influences;
surpassing the ordinary or normal; "Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will; "his uncanny sense of direction"
the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt
a source of help and advice and encouragement; "he played uncle to lonely students"