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Synonyms for bolt

Synonyms for bolt

Synonyms for bolt

a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder

a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key

the act of moving with great haste

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a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length

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a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)

move or jump suddenly

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secure or lock with a bolt

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Antonyms

swallow hastily

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leave suddenly and as if in a hurry

eat hastily without proper chewing

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make or roll into bolts

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in a rigid manner

directly

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Nevertheless, Sanu Kainikara's The Bolt from the Blue represents a useful, concise tool for teaching airpower theory.
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When they do, dropped points should not seem like an astonishing bolt from the blue.
The spell came as a bolt from the blue for the countless still living in makeshift shelters after last year's unprecedented floods rendered them homeless.
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Though the political developments that shook the state in the past one week came as a bolt from the blue for Yeddyurappa, even more shocking was the response from the BJP's central leadership.
NEWS of a plan to build 400 upmarket houses on a site at Nunthorpe came like a bolt from the blue for local councillor Brenda Thompson.
So many company collapses have come like a bolt from the blue in the last few months of the recession.
To lose our captain and one of our most influential players for the first four months of the season is a bolt from the blue.
When it premiered, ``Six Feet Under'' was hailed by critics for its unique point of view - it handled such topics as death, grief, madness and incest with an elan so thoughtful and clever that it felt like a bolt from the blue.
Bullard's bolt from the blue came after the first four goals were scored in the opening 20 minutes.
I'd love Nushi to contact me - but it's a bolt from the blue.
Will doesn't usually say much, so this is an entertaining bolt from the blue.
The UK ruling on the Bass deal was a bolt from the blue to most industry watchers, since the regulators had been expected to rubber stamp the acquisition with a few minor stipulations.
Over 70% of brides polled ranked the surprise factor as vital to the ideal proposal, while 20% said that a bolt from the blue would be moderately essential.