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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dynamite.

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Examples

  • The last thing Mulcahy saw was Rinn going down like a dynamited chimney, the last sounds a sickening crunch of skull, the song of sirens and the screech of brakes, and Cassidy cursing above him.

    The Priest

  • There are structures in our politics that need to be dynamited.

    Matthew Yglesias » Combative Politics

  • The Corps of Engineers already has dynamited a levee near Cairo, Ill., and opened a spillway outside of New Orleans to relieve pressure from the swollen river.

    Rising Mississippi River takes aim at Delta region

  • To create "Arch," a rock and steel structure on the boardwalk at Redondo Beach in Seattle, John dynamited and fractured a 40-ton slab of solid rock then reassembled it intentionally leaving a few parts out like a jigsaw puzzle.

    Darby Roach: Sculptor John T. Young, Turning Swords into Plowshares

  • When it came to April Fools', he dynamited decorum and put moderation to the torch.

    The Beginning

  • He went after bootleggers, who sent him and his family death threats, he raided a Chinese opium kingpin who was paying off Buffalo cops, cracked down on coal profiteers, prosecuted strikers who had dynamited a rail line, and even had Schwab in court on liquor violation charges.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Previously, the Army Corps dynamited a stretch of river levee in southern Missouri, flooding 200 square miles of farmland in an attempt to alleviate pressure from the Mississippi.

    Floodgate opens to divert Mississippi River

  • He went swimming with her, in point of rashness exceeding her; and dynamited fish with her, diving among the hungry ground-sharks and contesting with them for possession of the stunned prey, until he earned the approval of the whole Tahitian crew.

    Chapter 15

  • The Northam mine's chief geologist had called van Heerden to tell her the Bloemfontein team might want to come down to take a look before the section was dynamited.

    Space Odyssey: Scientists go to the extremes of the earth to divine the secrets of extraterrestrial life.

  • Three weeks later, the Taliban dynamited two sixth-century statues of Buddha.

    Day of Honey

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