fulmination


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ful·mi·nate

 (fo͝ol′mə-nāt′, fŭl′-)
v. ful·mi·nat·ed, ful·mi·nat·ing, ful·mi·nates
v.intr.
1. To issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation: fulminated against political chicanery.
2. To explode or detonate.
v.tr.
1. To issue (a denunciation, for example) thunderously.
2. To cause to explode.
n.
An explosive salt of fulminic acid, especially fulminate of mercury.

[Middle English fulminaten, from Latin fulmināre, fulmināt-, to strike with lightning, from fulmen, fulmin-, lightning that strikes; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

ful′mi·na′tion n.
ful′mi·na′tor n.
ful′mi·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.

ful•mi•na•tion

(ˌfʌl məˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a violent denunciation or censure.
2. a violent explosion.
[1495–1505; < Latin]

fulmination

the explosion that occurs when certain chemicals are detonated.
See also: Processes
thundering; the sound of thunder.
See also: Thunder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fulmination - thunderous verbal attack
denouncement, denunciation - a public act of denouncing
2.fulmination - the act of exploding with noise and violence; "his fulminations frightened the horses"
burst, explosion - the act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"

fulmination

noun
1. A long, violent, or blustering speech, usually of censure or denunciation:
2. A violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves:
Translations

fulmination

[ˌfʊlmɪˈneɪʃən] N (frm) → invectiva f, filípica f (against contra)

fulmination

nAttacke f

fulmination

[ˌfʌlmɪˈneɪʃn] ninvettiva
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In response to a telephone inquiry, we received nothing more definite than a fulmination against the Press, ending up with the remark that if we would notify our boat he would hand us any directions which he might think it proper to give us at the moment of starting.
It is rare for me to leave any government education facility with something of a rosy glow rather than a grumbling fulmination about poor standards, incompetence and wasted money.
With the rumored 'Russian-interference' in the American elections now looking real, a lot of Pinoys are venting their anger with a fulmination, 'anak ng Putin naman
Jaitley's fulmination fits in with his overall stand vis-a-vis the judiciary.
But by the time the ink had dried on his fulmination, the PPP leader had scurried out of the country and has still not returned.
The point: Fulmination is not a substitute for policy, and a multilateral international agreement achieves far more protection than finger-wagging.
New Delhi -- The scion of Pakistan's first political family, 26-year old Bilwal Bhutto Zardari's fulmination over Kashmir have enlivened memories of his grandfather Zulfiqar Bhutto, who had committed to eat grass and fight a war of thousand years to liberate Kashmir, Indian media reported analysis on Sunday.
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This is not a time for fulmination, but rather, for sobriety and care, as much as is possible," Lapid said at a meeting with Yesh Atid lawmakers.
The Munsters/Addams Family reference comes to mind inside the house where Irene Brown's Fulmination will stop you in your tracks as you enter Lord Armstrong's study.
In each of these cases, the criticism, the sarcasm, the fulmination may be an expression of frustration, a critique, anger, helplessness, etc.
I tried to control my fulmination as I asked the guide how the commanders could have abused the troops that way