Much of his work stateside was disposing of dynamite found in old farmhouses.
He was also a daredevil and told me about how he blew himself up with sticks of dynamite in the middle of a field in Dallas.
Falcone was killed with a half ton of dynamite affixed to a bridge outside Palermo.
He would turn up at private views with distress flares and sticks of dynamite and stuff.
And we learned how to blow up underwater obstacles with C4, dynamite, and TNT.
"Why can't we blow up the rocks with dynamite," suggested Tom.
It is said that dynamite must have been used, and that in a very large quantity.
Kenneth had dynamite bombs with fuses ready for lighting and throwing.
He was tackling a delicate job—like juggling a car-load of dynamite.
He leaned back upon the cases of dynamite and passed a clammy hand over his brow.
1867, from Swedish dynamit, coined 1867 by its inventor, Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), from Greek dynamis "power" (see dynamic (adj.)) + -ite (2). Figurative sense of "something potentially dangerous" is from 1922. Positive sense of "dynamic and excellent" by mid-1960s, perhaps originally Black English.
1881, from dynamite (n.). Related: Dynamited; dynamiting.
(also dyno-mite) Excellent; superior; super: ''Dynamite. I knew we'd get along/ DYN-OMITE! The Blammo 12-gauge has a precision-cast hollow-core slug with stabilization tail fins for accuracy at long range