fulminate (n.)

  1. a salt or ester of fulminic acid

    fulminate (v.)

  1. criticize severely; He fulminated against the Republicans plan to cut Medicare; She railed against the bad social policies

    [ Syn: rail ]

  2. come on suddenly and intensely; the disease fulminated'

  3. cause to explode violently and with loud noise

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