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synonyms for lightning rod

  • ground
  • lightning arrester
  • lightning conductor
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How to use lightning rod in a sentence

The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Spite, however, of punishments and prohibitions the use of tobacco spread with the rapidity of lightning.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And there shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse, and a flower shall rise up out of his root.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A connecting rod worked a balance-beam, which worked the air-pump, feed-pump, and plug-rod for moving the valves.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Like lightning he turned and seized by the wrist a man who had already opened the bag and laid hold of some of its contents.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
His only worry at the time lay in the dark sky above and the blue-white stabs of lightning that promised an electrical storm.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Another lightning flash blinded the girls and the thunder following fairly deafened them for the moment.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
She was scared to death that the lightning would strike the house because of the radio aerial.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
His chuckle stopped as lightning flare threw the shadow of a man across the ground at Joseph's feet.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LIGHTNING ROD

  • VIP
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  • catalyst
  • doer
  • enterprising person
  • entrepreneur
  • generator
  • go-getter
  • heavy hitter
  • heavyweight
  • leader
  • lightning rod
  • man of influence
  • mover
  • palpable presence
  • pathfinder
  • player
  • presence
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  • trailblazer
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.