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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.
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ful•mi•na•tion

(ˌfʌl məˈneɪ ʃən)

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

the explosion that occurs when certain chemicals are detonated.
See also: Processes
thundering; the sound of thunder.
See also: Thunder
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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"
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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:
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Translations

fulmination

[ˌfʊlmɪˈneɪʃən] N (frm) → invectiva f, filípica f (against contra)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fulmination

nAttacke f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

fulmination

[ˌfʌlmɪˈneɪʃn] ninvettiva
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
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.
Once in a position of power, our past fulminations disappear, and self-preservation, which is not the same as enlightened self-interest, guides our hand.
Hence came the Trump's letter for Pakistan's help in a major climbdown from his earlier fulminations. The unacknowledged fact is that this would not have happened had Pakistan succumbed to American pressure.
Now, in the wake of the fulminations in the choreographed comments in the Indian media directed at Nepal's non-participation at BIMSTEC's post-summit military drill in Pune, it is abundantly clear that India's real intention is to surreptitiously convert BIMSTEC into a regional security outfit indirectly aimed at Pakistan and China.
The president's July news conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, McCain charged, was"one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory." He took Trump's many fulminations against him as a badge of honour.
In a pastoral exhortation that dealt with the President's fulminations against the Church, the killings of priests and abuses of the clergy, Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Romulo Valles urged the faithful to always strive to be 'peacemakers.'
Firoz Osman, a medical doctor by profession and a respected South African commentator on the Zionist occupation of Palestine writing in the Middle East Monitor in March this year had these powerful words to say: "Zionist fulminations against the evocative A-word will now have to contend with the ignoble G-word.
Anyone who had followed Trump's fulminations against China on the campaign trail could be forgiven for thinking those lost jobs would have made him happy.
Despite the fulminations of the left, this is not as frightening as some of the alternatives.
ISLAMABAD -- The Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb responding to the fulminations of Imran Khan at PTI workers convention on Sunday, wherein he accused the government of attacking the state institutions and vowed to defend their honour, strongly castigated him for what she termed as sheer hypocrisy on his part.
The External Affairs Ministry first attempted to assuage China, stating that "no additional color should be ascribed to the Dalai Lama's religious and spiritual activities." And, in the face of China's increasingly intemperate fulminations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government reiterated its respect for the "One China" policy, urging China's government not to generate "artificial controversies."
Those who know Yogi's past well do understand his uncontrolled fulminations against Muslims.