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Explosive ConnotationPlay
Often implies violence or danger when used metaphorically. SlideThe debate ended with a gunpowder-like outburst.
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Historical ImportancePlay
Understanding its role in history helps grasp its power and use in literature. SlideHistorical battles were transformed by the invention of gunpowder.
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Cultural ReferencesPlay
Appears in idioms or phrases related to excitement or explosive situations. SlideTheir chemistry on the dance floor was like gunpowder.