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thundering

adjective

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marked by a high volume of sound
  • the preacher delivered a thundering speech on the decline of morality in modern society

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thundering

verb
present participle of thunder

Synonyms & Antonyms of thundering (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make a long loud deep noise or cry
  • as we got closer, the waterfall thundered louder and louder

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2 to speak so as to be heard at a distance
  • a hotheaded man who was always thundering about the crooks and idiots running the government

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The first known use of thundering was in 1543

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“Thundering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thundering. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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