Thundered
Thunder Thun"der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Thundered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thundering}.] [AS. [thorn]unrian. See {Thunder}, n.] 1. To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity; -- often used impersonally; as, it thundered continuously. [1913 Webster]

Canst thou thunder with a voice like him? --Job xl. 9. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To make a loud noise; esp. a heavy sound, of some continuance. [1913 Webster]

His dreadful voice no more Would thunder in my ears. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To utter violent denunciation. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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