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Synonyms for boulder
ˈboʊl dərboul·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boulder, bowldernoun

    a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin

    Synonyms:
    bowlder

  2. Bouldernoun

    a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town

    Synonyms:
    bowlder

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  1. List of paraphrases for "boulder":

    rocher, rock, kaya

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How to use boulder in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Disraeli:

    Every great decision creates ripples--like a huge boulder dropped in a lake. The ripples merge, rebound off the banks in unforseeable ways. The heavier the decision, the larger the waves, the more uncertain the consequences.

  2. Steve Matteson:

    When I think of Swiss type, I think of the Alps, and since I'm based in Boulder, my Alps are the Rockies.

  3. Another Chicago alderman:

    We've been saying this was coming for the last five or six years that I've been in office, the rate of attrition, we are not keeping up with it. They're not actively going out looking for more police officers to take this job. You actually have city council members pushing to defund the police department, take more money away from them, allocate it to other departments, we're pushing a boulder up the hill right now. And if we don't get all on the same team and we're not all working in the same direction, we're going to lose our city as quick as we can believe it.

  4. Robert Tunis:

    Google was the boulder in the pond, that was the revolution.

  5. Zayd Atkinson:

    Boulder is essentially saying were going to pay this officer and let him resign for threatening Zayds life, for racially profiling Zayd, if you or I were to do this, we would be criminally charged. We would immediately lose our jobs.


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