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synonyms for bolt

  • fastener
  • latch
  • pipe
  • rivet
  • rod
  • spike
  • bar
  • brad
  • catch
  • coupling
  • dowel
  • lock
  • padlock
  • skewer
  • stake
  • stud
  • sliding bar
See also synonyms for: bolted / bolter

antonyms for bolt

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  • key
      • face
      • meet
      • stay
      • remain
      • stop
      • dawdle
      • loosen
      • wait
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      How to use bolt in a sentence

      Mrs. Ducksmith, who had sat with overwhelmed head in her hands, started bolt upright, and looked at him like one thunderstruck.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      "Take some melon, Mr. Mudge," said we, as with a sudden bolt we recovered our speech and took another slice ourself.
      THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
      "Some one has lost their way on the heath," said Dorothy, laying her hand upon the strong iron bolt that secured the door.
      THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
      Susy, who had been awake, had heard the alarm and drawn the bolt so as to give time for hastily throwing on a few garments.
      THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
      But failure to lock or bolt his door is not necessarily negligence on the part of a guest.
      PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
      The door at the foot had been closed by a careful hand, and I felt, rather than heard, the stealthy pushing of a bolt across it.
      THE STAIRCASE AT THE HEARTS DELIGHTANNA KATHARINE GREEN (MRS. CHARLES ROHLFS)
      Crushed by that bolt from the blue, Richard sat as if stunned, the flush receding from his face until his very lips were livid.
      MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
      In the Proverbs of Hendyng, it is: 'Sottes bolt is sone shote,' l. 85.
      CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
      Without any warning the magistrate fired and like a thunder bolt, the tiger leaped in front of the elephant with one roar.
      KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
      "Stop, my young friend," said Crafty, sitting bolt upright on his haunches.
      THE NURSERY, DECEMBER 1881, VOL. XXXVARIOUS
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