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blaze

verb

if guns blaze or blaze away, they continue firing for a long time

fall silent

if guns fall silent, they stop firing

go off

to explode, or to be fired

misfire

verb

if a gun misfires, the bullet does not come out

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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