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fulminate

noun

1 fulminate

A salt or ester of fulminic acid.



verb

1 fulminate

Criticize severely:
— He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare.

synonym: rail.

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

Roget 909: threat, threaten; menace; snarl, growl, gnarl, mutter, bark, bully.    defy etc. 715; intimidate ... show more

Roget 908: curse, accurse, imprecate, damn, swear at; curse with bell book and candle; invoke curses on the head of, call down curses on the head of; devote to destruction.    execrate, beshrew, scold; anathematize etc. ... show more

Roget 284: propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl; flirt, fillip.    ... show more

Roget 404: be loud etc. adj.; peal, swell, clang, boom, thunder, blare, fulminate, roar; resound etc. ... show more

Dutch: fulmineren, opspelen, uithalen, uitpakken, uitschieten, uitvallen, uitvaren, uitvliegen

2 fulminate

Come on suddenly and intensely.

3 fulminate

Cause to explode violently and with loud noise.


Moby thesaurus: backfire, bang, bark, blast, blow out, blow up, burst, bust, coal, crack, detonate, discharge, explode, feed, fill up, fire, fuel, fuel up, go off, let off ... show more.

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