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See definition of thunderbolt on Dictionary.com
  • as injolt
  • as insurprise
  • as inthunder
  • as inbolt

synonyms for thunderbolt

  • bump
  • punch
  • reversal
  • setback
  • shock
  • blow
  • bombshell
  • bounce
  • clash
  • collision
  • concussion
  • impact
  • jar
  • jerk
  • jog
  • jounce
  • jump
  • kick
  • lurch
  • percussion
  • quiver
  • shake
  • shot
  • start
  • surprise
  • double whammy
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antonyms for thunderbolt

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  • disadvantage
  • key
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How to use thunderbolt in a sentence

Matt diminished the power that fed the racing pistons, but still he continued to drop like a thunderbolt down the steep slope.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The same author says that Marshal D'Ancre and his wife were struck, as it were, by a thunderbolt.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
It was an untried leap to the farmer, who nevertheless went at it like a thunderbolt and cleared it like a stag.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
They came down like a thunderbolt, struck two large boats manned with sailors coming to aid the people, and capsized them.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
The situation looked so hopeless because the war came like a thunderbolt out of a clear sky.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
Had a thunderbolt fallen at his feet, young Warlow could not have been more startled than he was at this announcement.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
At length one bold ruffian came near her, but was struck dead at her feet by a thunderbolt.
FIGHTING THE TRAFFIC IN YOUNG GIRLSVARIOUS
When you throw down with the thunderbolt what is strong, like brittle things, you fly across the terrible sea!
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
In beauty thou art the most beautiful of all that exists, O Rudra, the strongest of the strong, thou wielder of the thunderbolt!
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
And now what is it, that has struck thee down, as if by a thunderbolt?
THE SUBSTANCE OF A DREAM F. W. BAIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO THUNDERBOLT

  • arrow
  • dart
  • fulmination
  • missile
  • shaft
  • thunderbolt
  • thunderstroke
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