Origin of thundercloud
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Examples from the Web for thundercloud
For a moment, the gray plane recalled a thundercloud against the clear blue sky.How the Dead Come Home From Afghanistan
May 9, 2014
Then the truth fell on him like a thundercloud, and he hurried back to the house for good.The Christian
"Then there is no thundercloud in heaven for me now," she said.
This comes on us like a thundercloud, and you seem not to realise it.
Richling looked up at him as a child looks at a thundercloud.Dr. Sevier
George W. Cable
He saw the thundercloud arise that was to darken the horizon.The Eighteenth Century in English Caricature
- a towering electrically charged cumulonimbus cloud associated with thunderstorms
- anything that is threatening
- See cumulonimbus.
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