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She lay awake, listening to the thunder and lightning.
A flash of lightning lit up the sky.
Bob was struck by lightning while playing golf.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of lightning from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.