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thuhn duh ruhs

  • s  loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
  • s  extremely ominous
    world events of thunderous import

  • But Deerfield is not so serene as it looks: at all too brief intervals, a thunderous boom splits the air, several hundred ancient windows rattle in their frames, and sometimes one .
  • In counterpoint to a thunderous 21-gun salute, thousands of Czechoslovaks chanted "Tito! Tito! Tito!" The route to the city was packed with thousands more, waving Yugoslav flags.
  • Through a rare combination of sheer talent, the tension of the cold war and the thunderous amplifier of modern publicity, the long-legged 23-year-old winner of Moscow's .
News & Articles

  • Storms bring damaging winds, outages to Ohio
    The Akron area had a thunderous wake-up call Thursday morning as a massive line of storms made its way east.
    June 14, 2013 - Akron Beacon Journal
  • UFC 161 Dan Henderson: More Like Rocky Marciano Than You Think
    Dan Henderson is many things, but chief amongst them is a thunderous puncher. His incredible ability to take a punch is also something which springs to the forefront of a fan's mind when Henderson's name is mentioned. Henderson's power and grit, combined with his willingness to fight as a much shorter, stockier man than most of his opponents has led to comparison's with the great boxing champion ...
    June 14, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Chris Bosh goes for the vicious dunk annnnnd NOPE
    As the Spurs roared back to tie the game at 49, the Heat had a chance to take a small lead going into halftime. Chris Bosh took the ball and drove towards the middle and threw down a thunderous jam.
    June 14, 2013 -

  • Alvin Gentry in International Herald Tribune
    Rather than "a thunderous dunk," Gentry said, "it may have to be a layup. But we can still do some of the things that we did, a lot of things that we did."
  • Kofi Annan in Reuters Africa
    This thunderous solidarity is a tribute to you all, and a great omen for Africa, which is so often depicted as divided and conflicted,he added of the way Ghana became a focal point for African support after early exits by Nigeria, Cameroon,...
  • Paddy Ashdown in Independent Online
    The key person in this is Thabo Mbeki and so far his silence has been thunderous,Ashdown told the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio.

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