able or likely to explodeHighly explosive gas is naturally found in coal mines.
The situation is unstable and potentially dangerous.
a dangerous undertaking
when volatile chemicals explode
Below decks was hazardous in very heavy weather.
Critics claim the trucks are unsafe.
a perilous journey across the war-zone
Methane is a highly combustible gas.
A highly inflammable liquid escaped into the equipment.
the explosive growth of computer networks
potentially violenta potentially explosive situation
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She admitted she was still anxious about the situation.
He's in an ugly mood today.
the tense atmosphere of the talks
I think I've got one of the most stressful jobs there is.
The presentation of a speech can be a nerve-racking experience.
When I'm feeling overwrought, I try to take some time out to relax.
potentially violentHe inherited his father's explosive temper.
a substance capable of explodingA large quantity of arms and explosives was seized.
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in the sense of abrupt
sudden or unexpectedHis abrupt departure is bound to raise questions.
in the sense of anxious
causing anxietyShe admitted she was still anxious about the situation.
hot and bothered,
like a fish out of water,
on pins and needles,
Video: pronunciation of 'explosive'
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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?