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thunder

thun·der

thunder

 
pronunciation:
thuhn dr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
steal one's thunder
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the loud explosive noise or low distant rumble produced by the rapid expansion of gases along the path of a lightning discharge.
definition 2: any sound resembling this noise.
the thunder of the waves
similar words:
boom, roar, roll
phrase: steal one's thunder
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: thundered, thundering, thunders
definition 1: to produce or give forth thunder.
definition 2: to make a sound of or like thunder.
similar words:
boom, roar, roll
definition 3: to express oneself loudly and vehemently.
definition 4: to move or proceed with a sound like thunder.
The avalanche thundered down the mountain.
similar words:
boom
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express loudly and vehemently.
similar words:
bellow
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  • thunderstorm:
    a storm with thunder, lightning, and rain.