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Thunder, vb. to make thunder, to make a sound as after a flash of lightning; impersonally: “if it should t.” Tp. II, 2, 22. “let it t.” Wiv. V, 5, 21. Personally: “could great men t.” Meas. II, 2, 110. “have I not heard . . . heaven's artillery t. in the skies?” Shr. I, 2, 205. R2 III, 3, 56 (the poet's theory expounded here). H6A III, 2, 59. Troil. IV, 5, 136. Cor. III, 1, 257. Ant. III, 13, 85. Used of a loud and threatening voice: “the youths that t. at a playhouse,” H8 V, 4, 63. “--est with thy tongue,” Tit. II, 1, 58. “a man . . . that --s, lightens,” Caes. I, 3, 74. “what act that roars so loud and --s in the index?” Hml. III, 4, 52. Trans., == to utter with a loud voice: “with groans that t. love,” Tw. I, 5, 275. “who --s to his captives blood and death,” H6C II, 1, 127.
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