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foudroyant

(fo͞o-droi′ənt, fo͞o′drwä-yäN′)
adj.
Medicine Occurring suddenly and severely. Used of a disease.

fulminant

adjective Referring to an abrupt and severe onset of a new disease or condition, or deterioration of a previously diagnosed and managed disorder; the term usually refers to cancer or severe infection and would rarely, if ever, be used for trauma-induced conditions.
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James Close in his Navy days (left) and Peter Purves and John Noakes with the Foudroyant cannon on Blue Peter Top gun.
Foudroyant (80 guns) in the Channel (1775), and fought in Adm.
A 5-3, il s'est offert la victoire sur sa premiere balle de match d'un passing foudroyant qui a cloue Murray sur place.
Leur succes est foudroyant : des janvier 1956, l'emission est diffusee dans 22 postes de radio.
Robert Smith founded the group that shares his name in 1848 as a shipbreaking company tackling vessels including HMS Foudroyant which was one of Nelson's flagships.
This year's AGM was on March 31, on board the restored HMS Trincomalee, previously Foudroyant, at the historic quay in Hartlepool.
This year's AGM was on March 31 on board the restored HMS Trincomalee, previously Foudroyant, at the Historic Quay in Hartlepool.
Dans ce cas, l'acces de << folie >> aura ete aussi foudroyant que soudain et l'entourage aura note, chez le malade, des convulsions episodiques et des changements d'attitude rapides et inattendus.
Given to him for being one of Derbyshire's top schoolchildren in the 1890s, it had been struck from copper salvaged from Nelson's flagship Foudroyant, which had been wrecked off Blackpool.
S'en prendre, et surtout de la sorte, a ce corps d'elite de la securite nationale est en tous points foudroyant, d'autant que l'attaque a ete perpetree a moins de deux cents metres du ministere de l'Interieur et au coeur d'une zone nevralgique et extremement sensible oo s'alignent des institutions etatiques et d'autres economiques de premiere grandeur.
Derriere les portes fermees de Mohamed Ahed Bensouda qui aborde frontalement le sujet de l'harcelement dont sont victimes les femmes en lieu professionnel, a realise un demarrage foudroyant avec plus de 20000 spectateurs a la seule semaine de sa sortie.
Our annual meeting in 2007 is on March 31 on board the restored HMS Trincomalee, previously Foudroyant, at the Historic Quay in Hartlepool.