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thunderpeal

[ thuhn-der-peel ]
/ ˈθʌn dərˌpil /
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noun
a crash of thunder; thunderclap.
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Origin of thunderpeal

First recorded in 1795–1805; thunder + peal
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How to use thunderpeal in a sentence

  • She looked round and appeared to answer, but her words were inaudible in the thunderpeal that accompanied them.

    Dust|Julian Hawthorne
  • It grew warm rapidly; clouds overspread the sky; a thunderpeal rumbled suddenly.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's|Charles Asbury Stephens
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