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fulminate

ful·mi·nate

fulminate

 
 
pronunciation:
fuhl mih neIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: fulminated, fulminates, fulminating
definition 1: to vehemently denounce or criticize (often fol. by against).
The speech fulminated against corruption.
similar words:
objurgate
definition 2: to explode violently.
similar words:
burst
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to utter (a denunciation, criticism, or the like) with great vehemence.
similar words:
hurl
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part of speech: noun
definition: one of several unstable explosive compounds, esp. the mercury salt of fulminic acid, used as a detonating powder.
similar words:
explosive
derivations: fulminatory (adj.), fulminator (n.)