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dynamite

noun [U]     /ˈdaɪ.nə.maɪt/
a type of explosive: a stick of dynamiteExplosives in general informal something that causes or may cause great shock or excitement: The issue of unemployment is political dynamite (= could cause big political problems) for the government.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
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