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Definition of Grenade


  1. A hollow ball or shell of iron filled with powder of other explosive, ignited by means of a fuse, and thrown from the hand among enemies.

Grenade Quotations

Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.
Norman Mailer

I've always been curious about why one man jumps out of a foxhole with a grenade and charges a machine gun nest, and his buddy next to him sits there cowering. And my feeling is that the difference is tiny between the two.
Stephen Lang

What I do is spend too much time thinking. Most of the time I just walk around annoyed. Would I describe myself as relatively happy, I suppose, but society gets to me. And the people that have mastered life seem to not care, and then they die, and then the grenade goes off.
Neill Blomkamp

I never expected in a million years that I would have the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education, and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out, so thank you for this forum.
Karen Duffy

I'd gladly take a grenade, if it meant saving Newark.
Cory Booker
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Grenade Translations

grenade in Dutch is granaat
grenade in French is grenade
grenade in German is Handgranate
grenade in Spanish is granada
grenade in Swedish is granat
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