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1. lightning

noun. ['ˈlaɪtnɪŋ'] abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light.

Synonyms

  • chain lightning
  • bolt of lightning
  • thunderbolt
  • forked lightning
  • bolt

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • dullness
  • disappear
  • hide

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Words that Rhyme with Bolt Of Lightning

  • enlightening
  • whitening
  • frightening
  • brightening
  • tightening
  • heightening

2. lightning

noun. ['ˈlaɪtnɪŋ'] the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more.

Synonyms

  • sheet lighting
  • flash

Antonyms

  • unbolt
  • unlock
  • stand still

3. bolt

verb. ['ˈboʊlt'] secure or lock with a bolt.

Antonyms

  • unlock

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

4. bolt

verb. ['ˈboʊlt'] move or jump suddenly.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

5. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder.

Synonyms

  • bolt of lightning
  • thunderbolt

Antonyms

  • work time
  • take office
  • act

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

6. bolt

verb. ['ˈboʊlt'] swallow hastily.

Synonyms

  • get down

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • delay

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

7. bolt

adverb. ['ˈboʊlt'] in a rigid manner.

Synonyms

  • rigidly

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • undock

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

8. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key.

Synonyms

  • safety lock
  • bar
  • deadbolt
  • safety bolt

Antonyms

  • pull in
  • disinherit
  • be born
  • log in

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

9. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech.

Synonyms

  • bar

Antonyms

  • get on
  • come

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

10. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] the act of moving with great haste.

Synonyms

  • rush
  • haste
  • rushing
  • hurry

Antonyms

  • start
  • go on
  • stay in place
  • increase

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word bolt-of-lightning


1. Noun Phrase
The first quilt showed a bolt of lightning signifying power, held in the hand of a Black worker."

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