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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the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key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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It means that if Mr Hewings is hit by a bolt from the blue -and lives - he will pick up a cool pounds 10,000.
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.
AUDI SHH 4 A bit of a bolt from the blue at Frankfurt was the new Audi S4 which the company had kept rather quiet about.
BOLT FROM THE BLUE YONDER Usain wins 200m heat in Beijing
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.
And in a bolt from the blue, Armitage says he is going to be cooking up a storm by inviting the sprint legend around for dinner next time he's in London.
Then, like a bolt from the blue, we have a person in charge, an overseer, an efficiency Tsar, to see whether money has been spent wisely, or even to work out a scam to extract even more cash from the taxpayer.
It means that if Mr Hewings is hit by a bolt from the blue - and lives - he will pick up a cool pounds 10,000.
Eileen Dines, who has three grandchildren at Tyne View, said: "We were told the council was looking at mergers and downsizing, but the announcement to close three came like 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.
Terrified Karl Kay and Susan Womphrey were in their terraced cottage when they were shaken by a bolt from the blue for the second time in three years.
One said: 'This is a bolt from the blue, we have held this contract for over 20 years and covered Wales when they were not doing well and being watched by 4,000 people at Wrexham.
One woman turned to her neighbour across the aisle and simply said: "Well, that was a bolt from the blue, wasn't it?