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It may end in explosion (8)


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'it may end in explosion' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun which matches the answer.

'it may end in explosion' is the wordplay.
'in explosion' is an anagram indicator (I've seen this in other clues).
'itmayend' is an anagram of 'DYNAMITE'.

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(Other definitions for dynamite that I've seen before include "A1" , "might one be blown away by it?" , "Exciting person - explosive" , "Powerful explosive" , "Nobel's invention" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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