fulminant


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ful·mi·nant

 (fo͝ol′mə-nənt, fŭl′-)
adj.
Occurring suddenly, rapidly, and with great severity or intensity: fulminant infection.

[Latin fulmināns, fulminant-, present participle of fulmināre, to strike with lightning; see fulminate.]

fulminant

(ˈfʌlmɪnənt; ˈfʊl-)
adj
1. sudden and violent; fulminating
2. (Pathology) pathol (of pain) sudden and sharp; piercing
[C17: from Latin fulmināre to cause lightning, from fulmen lightning that strikes]

ful•mi•nant

(ˈfʌl mə nənt)

adj.
1. occurring suddenly and with great intensity.
2. Pathol. developing or progressing suddenly.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fulminant - sudden and severe; "fulminant pain"; "fulminant fever"
sudden - happening without warning or in a short space of time; "a sudden storm"; "a sudden decision"; "a sudden cure"
Translations

ful·mi·nant

a. fulminante, que aparece súbitamente con extrema intensidad tal como un dolor o enfermedad.

fulminant

adj fulminante
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