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thunderous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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thunderousthun‧der‧ous /ˈθʌndərəs/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 CSLOUD/NOISYextremely loud 🔊 His speech was greeted with thunderous applause.see thesaurus at loud2 looking or sounding very angry 🔊 a thunderous voicethunderously adverb
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thunderousIn the confines of the cottage the noise was thunderous.The cries of protest are lost in thunderous applause, and then a hush descends.The announcement was greeted with thunderous applause.a thunderous bangWhen he reached the top, a thunderous cheer went up.Its passage, high over the town, was accompanied by a thunderous noise.The thunderous voices of their beasts filled the ancient woods.thunderous applauseThe audience of 2,500 responded to his declaration with sustained and thunderous applause.Val Graham's team secured the prize to thunderous applause after a playoff.The cries of protest are lost in thunderous applause, and then a hush descends.
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