Synonyms of bolt in English:

bolt

noun

  • 3 a bolt whirred over my head
    arrow, quarrel, dart, shaft
  • 4 a bolt of lightning
    flash, thunderbolt, shaft, streak, burst, flare
  • 6 a bolt of cloth
    roll, reel, spool; quantity, amount

verb

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  • 2 the lid was bolted down
    rivet, pin, peg, screw; fasten, fix
  • 4 he bolted down his breakfast
    gobble up, gulp down, wolf down, guzzle (down), devour
    informal demolish, polish off, shovel in/down, scarf up

Phrases

a bolt (from) out of the blue

the department shutdown came as a bolt out of the blue shocksurprisebombshellthunderboltrevelation

bolt upright

in Scene 2, the corpse is supposed to sit suddenly bolt upright
[Antonyms] slouching
straightrigidlystiffly

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