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Synonyms for thunderstorm
ˈθʌn dərˌstɔrmthun·der·storm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thunderstorm, electrical storm, electric stormnoun

    a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning

    electrical storm, electric storm

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  1. supercell

    a rotating storm

    a highly organized thunderstorm that can last for several hours, capable of producing both updrafts and downdrafts exceeding 100 miles per hour, large hailstones, tornadoes, and flash flooding (often used attributively)

    Submitted by rinat on June 5, 2017  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thunderstorm":

    thunderstorms, storm, thundershower, thunder, storms, rainstorm

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  1. Veterinarian Caroline Hecker:

    It’s so out of the blue, they don’t understand that it’s the Fourth of July. They don’t understand there’s a thunderstorm coming. They just feel those pressure changes, they hear that rumble, and they think their world is coming to an end.

  2. Erin Billings:

    We are in the peak of our thunderstorm season but as we progress into late July and August, we transition to more southwesterly flow which tends to shut off our thunderstorm season.

  3. Amber Escudero-Kontostathis:

    Don't just go out in a thunderstorm wearing Docs because that will not save you, that's for sure, it is the miracle makers that allow miracle stories to happen so they get all the props, all the attention goes to them.

  4. David Deptula:

    The ultimate guidance rests in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, we have been applying air power like a rain shower or a drizzle -- for it to be effective, it needs to be applied like a thunderstorm.

  5. James Taylor:

    The tornado risk has now subsided but there is a very good chance of more thunderstorm activity for the rest of today, it is not out of the question there could be very localised tornadic activity but that will be something we will monitoring very closely for the rest of the day.

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