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thunder
 n.  sound which follows flash of lightning; discharge of electricity; loud noise
Classic Sentence: (151 in 11 pages)
1  The rain redoubled in violence; the thunder rolled while the Emperor was speaking.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—NAPOLEON IN A GOOD HUMOR
2  Napoleon was one of those geniuses from whom thunder darts.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE EMPEROR PUTS A QUESTION TO THE GUIDE LAC...
3  He had just found his clap of thunder.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE EMPEROR PUTS A QUESTION TO THE GUIDE LAC...
4  The fugitives pausing breathless for a moment in the distance, listened in the darkness to that gloomy and ever-decreasing thunder.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—THE LAST SQUARE
5  Its breath pours out through its hundred and twenty cannons as through enormous trumpets, and replies proudly to the thunder.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
6  Take a few steps, and you come upon that fatal Rue Croulebarbe, where Ulbach stabbed the goat-girl of Ivry to the sound of thunder, as in the melodramas.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
7  All at once a heavily laden carrier's cart, which was passing along the boulevard, shook the frail bed, like a clap of thunder, and made it quiver from top to bottom.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—A NEST FOR OWL AND A WARBLER
8  All at once, he heard over his head a sound which seemed to him to be a clap of thunder.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VI—BETWEEN FOUR PLANKS
9  Adonai passes on his chariot with its twelve wheels of thunder and lightning; Silenus makes his entry there on his ass.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—ECCE PARIS, ECCE HOMO
10  Its gayety is of the thunder and its farce holds a sceptre.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
11  During thunder storms, he felt his pulse.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
12  Here a cannon would make a boum, and the thunder would make a pouf.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
13  At intervals, deep and dull mutterings allowed a judgment to be formed as to the quantity of thunder contained by the cloud.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION
14  Frequent storms, accompanied by thunder and lightning, burst forth at this epoch.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
15  The storm increased in violence, and the heavy downpour beat upon the back of the colossus amid claps of thunder.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The Prosecutor looked toward Napoleon, waiting for him to thunder an objection.
2  A sudden peal of thunder leaves no time to cover the ears.
3  I couldn't hear what he was saying over the thunder of the waterfall.
4  The loud thunder gave me a fright.
5  Loftiest trees most dread the thunder.
6  A loud crash of thunder broke the silence of the night.
7  The risk of thunder is greatest in those areas furthest from the coast.
8  The thunder seemed to shake the very foundations of the building.
9  What they call a storm here is just a rain shower with some thunder.
10  They were amazed and alarmed, to see us make, what they called thunder and lightning.
11  Why, they rub an old tin lamp or an iron ring, and then the genies come tearing in, with the thunder and lightning a-ripping around and the smoke a-rolling, and everything they're told to do they up and do it.
12  Louis we had a big storm after midnight, with a power of thunder and lightning, and the rain poured down in a solid sheet.
13  The waves thundered against the rock.
14  The train thundered out of the station.
15  The sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks.