Definition of Blown-up

1. Adjective. As of a photograph; made larger. "The enlarged photograph revealed many details"

Exact synonyms: Enlarged
Similar to: Big, Large

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blown-up

blowing agent
blowing away
blowing gas
blowing off steam
blowing one's load
blowing the whistle
blowing up
blown-up (current term)
blown away
blown diffuser
blown diffusers
blown off steam
blown one's load
blown save
blown saves
blown the whistle
blown up
blown up(p)

Literary usage of Blown-up

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1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"A Fountain of Gardens watered by the Rivers of Divine Pleasure, and springing up in all the variety of Spiritual Plants, blown up by the Pure Breath into a ..."

2. Winthrop's Journal, "History of New England," 1630-1649 by John Winthrop, James Kendall Hosmer (1908)
"It is also to be observed that two vessels have thus been blown up in our harbor, and both belonging to such as despised us and the ordinance of God amongst ..."

3. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"Przemysl yielded a larger number of prisoners—120000 odd—but in all other respects the cap- A RUSSIAN CHURCH AT ST. STEFANO BLOWN UP BY THE TURKS IN THE ..."

4. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"STEFANO BLOWN UP BY THE TURKS IN THE WORLD WAR At St. Stefano, which is near Constantinople, was negotiated the famous ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"In 1806 it was blown up by the English. II. RELIGIOUS CONDITIONS.—The Church of Cochin has suffered some rigorous persecutions. The most severe was that of ..."

6. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"Merrimac blown up.— Army falling back.—Mrs. Davis leaves Richmond —Preparing to burn the tobacco.—Secretary of War trembles for Richmond. ..."

7. Extraordinary Cases by Henry Lauren Clinton (1896)
"CURING the great fire in the City of New York in 1835, by order of the Mayor (Cornelius Lawrence) and two Aldermen, several buildings were blown up to ..."

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