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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of thunder.


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  • Wind howled, trees bent, and in thundered a great brass mechanism that looked like nothing so much as a giant mortar on legs like those of the house.

    Valentines, part the first

  • I remember several December mornings when I stood shivering on the platform at Etobicoke North, watching as a higher-priority VIA train thundered by.


  • He never got it finished, because Stalin thundered in his face, "When I say" No, "I mean NO!"

    After Stalin—What?

  • He had spoken more loudly than he intended and the word thundered in the room.

    Coroner's Pidgin

  • The whistle tooted fast and furiously, and the train thundered past at top speed.

    The March of Kelly's Army

  • The whistle tooted fast and furiously, and the train thundered at top speed.

    Two Thousand Stiffs

  • “The war on terror isn’t going to be won through immigration restrictions,” Mahony thundered from the pulpit.

    Mahony Baloney

  • The magic of his sword thundered through him, screaming to be loosed.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • As he rose the number of guns to which he was entitled thundered forth their salute.

    The Life of King Edward VII with a sketch of the career of King George V

  • Don had taken his hat, and, seeing his uncle apparently immersed in a letter, was about to yield to his curiosity and follow the constable, when, as he reached the door, his uncle's word thundered out and made him turn and go on with his writing in response to a severe look and a pointing finger.

    The Adventures of Don Lavington Nolens Volens


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