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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the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key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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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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BOLT FROM THE BLUE David Jones smashes home the Wednesday equaliser to deny Sunderland another victory
As the heavens opened a massive bolt from the blue struck the Tyne Bridge to become a YouTube hit that has been viewed all over the world.
The reason 9/11 traumatised America at its heart was because it was an unthinkable bolt from the blue. Life went on of course as it always will, it has to.
However, the 28-year-old is now ready to challenge Jonatan Johansson and Collin Samuel for a place after manager Derek McInnes gave him a Bolt from the blue.
It was a bolt from the blue for the good folk of Thornhill Edge.
An NFU spokesman said: "The timing is a bolt from the blue. Sugar beet is the most profitable of the mainstream arable products and whatever farmers do instead is not going to return as much as sugar."
The judge said the victim was not Holtby's wife or fiancee and the fact that she was having sexual relations with another man was disclosed a couple of days before he killed her and was therefore not "a bolt from the blue".
Williams' effort came as a bolt from the blue in this com-petion a fortnight ago and he is more likely to revert to type this evening, especially as he is facing tactical genius Steve Davis.
"This has come as a bolt from the blue. Clearly to lose Shaun in August would be most undesirable, but all we can do at this stage is to monitor what is happening."
He hit the like a bolt from the blue, quickly built up a lead and kept on strongly to score by over five lengths from the well-rated Toms The One.
Then after the break came Stockwell's bolt from the blue.
There's a bolt from the blue for Craig after Faye (right) secretly writes to his dad in prison on his behalf.
BOLT FROM THE BLUE Reindeer herded together during storm.
Gannon was sacked yesterday and his No 2 Ward said: "It was a bolt from the blue. We didn't see it coming.
The Nordsjaelland midfielder, who starred against Queen of the South last season in the UEFA Cup, was hit by the bolt from the blue during a summer friendly.