Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to dynamite or dynamiters.

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Examples

  • They had not yet learned that Southern sentiment was fundamentally revolutionary, dynamitic in the extreme, and could not be toyed with as with a doll-baby.

    Black and White

  • Hence, Ireland is in a state so explosive that it can only be appropriately described by the term “dynamitic.”

    Black and White

  • Nothing in the history of Western Canada was more charged with dynamitic possibilities of serious trouble than the unexpected influx into our country of thousands of battle-scarred Indians from the other side of the boundary line.

    Policing the Plains Being the Real-Life Record of the Famous North-West Mounted Police

  • Hence, Ireland is in a state so explosive that it can only be appropriately described by the term "dynamitic."

    Black and White Land, Labor, and Politics in the South

  • A gouty Diarist, a sheer gossip Diarist, may thus, in the bequest of a trail of reminiscences, explode our temples (for our very temples have powder in store), our treasuries, our homesteads, alive with dynamitic stuff; nay, disconcert our inherited veneration, dislocate the intimate connexion between the tugged flaxen forelock and

    Diana of the Crossways — Complete

  • A gouty Diarist, a sheer gossip Diarist, may thus, in the bequest of a trail of reminiscences, explode our temples (for our very temples have powder in store), our treasuries, our homesteads, alive with dynamitic stuff; nay, disconcert our inherited veneration, dislocate the intimate connexion between the tugged flaxen forelock and a title.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 1

  • What powers of sudden onslaught might not lie hidden within that calm exterior? what dynamitic capacities of swift explosion might not underlie that fearless expression?

    Red Rooney The Last of the Crew

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