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fulminate

 [ful´mĭ-nāt]
to occur suddenly with great intensity. adj., adj ful´minant.

fulminate

/ful·mi·nate/ (ful´mĭ-nāt) to occur suddenly with great intensity.ful´minant

fulminate

(fo͝ol′mə-nāt′, fŭl′-)
v. fulmi·nated, fulmi·nating, fulmi·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.

ful′mi·na′tion n.
ful′mi·na′tor n.
ful′mi·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.

fulminate

to occur suddenly with great intensity.
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But if Daesh kisses canvas soon - as it appears about to do, judging by its recent string of military defeats - it won't be solely because of the relentless allied bombing campaign aimed at "degrading" it, but because the deluded youth it had once recruited into its ranks, fascinated by its muscular but crude theological fulminations, have now become increasingly alienated from it.
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