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English noun: thunderbolt

1. thunderbolt (phenomenon) a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder


Synonymsbolt, bolt of lightning


Broader (hypernym)lightning

2. thunderbolt (event) a shocking surprise


SamplesNews of the attack came like a bombshell.


Synonymsbombshell, thunderclap


Broader (hypernym)surprise









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