You may easily guess what a thunderclap this must have been to the Court.
The affray had burst over the slumbering town like a thunderclap.
But to my mother it was a flash of joy, followed by a thunderclap of consternation.
The thunderclap which seemed to come simultaneously, rocked the plane like a feather.
Captain Candage turned on his mate with the violence of a thunderclap.
Hallucinations do not come thus, like a thunderclap on unprepared minds.
Their coming naturally had the effect of a thunderclap on the village.
There was a thunderclap, and in a moment four of them were killed by lightning.
Now his mother's letter had burst on him like a thunderclap.
This voice sounded like a thunderclap in the ears of the Mexicans.