Definition of explosively adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    explosively

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈspləʊsɪvli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈsploʊsɪvli//
     
    ; BrE BrE//ɪkˈspləʊzɪvli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈsploʊzɪvli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that involves an explosion The compounds react explosively with water.
  2. 2in a way that involves a sudden and rapid increase The company has grown explosively over the last two years.
  3. 3in a way that is likely to cause violence or strong feelings of anger or hatred an explosively subversive message
  4. 4in a way that involves sudden violence or anger a short-tempered and explosively violent gangster
  5. 5in a way that is sudden and loud explosively loud knocking