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Synonyms for thunderbolt
ˈθʌn dərˌboʊltthun·der·bolt

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  1. thunderbolt, bolt, bolt of lightningnoun

    a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder

    Synonyms:
    bolt, thunderclap, bolt of lightning, dash, bombshell, deadbolt

  2. bombshell, thunderbolt, thunderclapnoun

    a shocking surprise

    "news of the attack came like a bombshell"

    Synonyms:
    thunderclap, bombshell, bolt, bolt of lightning

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  1. List of paraphrases for "thunderbolt":

    bombshell, lightning

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#7547lightning
#8587dash
#9798bolt
#38852bombshell
#40982thunderbolt
#92271deadbolt
#171961thunderclap

How to use thunderbolt in a sentence?

  1. Barack Obama:

    Progress on this journey often comes in small increments, sometimes two steps forward, one step back, and then sometimes, there are days like this when that slow, steady effort is rewarded with justice that arrives like a thunderbolt.

  2. Charles Caleb Colton:

    Times of general calamity and confusion create great minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storms.

  3. Seán O'Casey:

    The flame from the angel's sword in the garden of Eden has been catalyzed into the atom bomb; God's thunderbolt became blunted, so man's thunderbolt has become the steel star of destruction.

  4. John Brown:

    Be mild with the mild, shrewd with the crafty, confiding to the honest, rough to the ruffian, and a thunderbolt to the liar. But in all this, never be unmindful of your own dignity.

  5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

    Handel understands effect better than any of us -- when he chooses, he strikes like a thunderbolt.


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