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synonyms for bolt from the blue

  • calamity
  • casualty
  • disappointment
  • disaster
  • jolt
  • letdown
  • mishap
  • setback
  • shock
  • tragedy
  • affliction
  • balk
  • bombshell
  • chagrin
  • comedown
  • debacle
  • disgruntlement
  • frustration
  • misadventure
  • misfortune
  • reverse
  • upset

antonyms for bolt from the blue

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantage
  • blessing
  • boon
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • miracle
  • success
  • wonder
  • triumph
  • luck
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How to use bolt from the blue in a sentence

In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The most promising of the methods which have been devised are cryoscopy, the methylene-blue test, and the phloridzin test.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He said no more in words, but his little blue eyes had an eloquence that left nothing to mere speech.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
His hat was pushed back from his forehead, the collar of his blue flannel shirt was open.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Her worn-out blue petticoat is lighted up by a moonbeam; in her hand she appears to have a hoe.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Their heads might have been turned upside-down, so absolutely did they tread upon blue ether.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
If it should ever be my lot to take the Long Trail at short notice, I hope it will be under a blue sky and a blazing sun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO BOLT FROM THE BLUE

  • affliction
  • balk
  • bolt from the blue
  • bombshell
  • calamity
  • casualty
  • chagrin
  • comedown
  • debacle
  • disappointment
  • disaster
  • disgruntlement
  • frustration
  • jolt
  • letdown
  • misadventure
  • misfortune
  • mishap
  • reverse
  • setback
  • shock
  • tragedy
  • upset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.