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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A shocking surprise; A discharge of lightning accompanied by a loud sound.

Usage examples (37)
  • That which we call the thunderbolt is true as regards all the passions.
  • Their downfall came sudden and terrible like “a thunderbolt from the blue.”
  • A thunderbolt was a thunderbolt, and both kinds killed.
  • That the thunderbolt is a substance may not be questioned. for more
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