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Synonyms for thunder

Synonyms for thunder

an earsplitting, explosive noise

to make an earsplitting explosive noise

Synonyms for thunder

a deep prolonged loud noise

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a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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move fast, noisily, and heavily

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utter words loudly and forcefully

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be the case that thunder is being heard

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to make or produce a loud noise

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Then darkness, followed by a roaring clap of thunder.
After the meeting, a clap of thunder and a black-out bring about a collaboration that defies all their collective imaginations.
There was a clap of thunder and the sculpture blew up like a rocket-launcher had hit it," said Finlay, before adding, "the lightning looked like a serpent.
The mist had come in and we heard a clap of thunder so Ian wanted to get down quickly in case of lightning," he added.
His wife's mortuary stretcher had just barely left the patient's room, when there was a massive clap of thunder, followed by a tremendous bolt of lightning, accompanied by even more thunder rumbling in the distance The little, old man looked at the nurse, rolled his eyes upward and calmly said, "Well, she's there.
Then a clap of thunder exploded, making the poor mother run towards her son's small room.
There was a clap of thunder just as I finished typing the previous sentence.
I make sure my sheet metal is there for a clap of thunder.
Medical attention is needed right away for: a sudden and severe headache, often called a thunderclap because it comes on suddenly like a clap of thunder, or a headache accompanied by a fever, stiff neck, rash, mental confusion, seizure, alterations in vision, weakness, numbness, speaking difficulties, scalp tenderness, or pain with chewing.
He said: "I was on the eighth on the second round when there was a huge flash of lightening, followed by a clap of thunder.
Ohnuki describes the process as trying to reduce a clap of thunder to a knock on a door.
Then, like a sudden clap of thunder, in an event completely unforeshadowed, tragedy strikes.
The court should watch out for unexplained signs, such as a clap of thunder or a plague of frogs
There was a mighty clap of thunder and a brilliant flash of lightning over Saskatoon on March 31 when the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation flew into town on the wings of a thunderbird to host its 12th annual achievement awards gala.
I thought it was a clap of thunder but it was obviously the explosion of the engine.