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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...
Not for the first time, the Fylde coast had proved perilous to shipping as anyone who knows their HMS Foudroyant (1897) from The Fanny (1821) will tell you.
La gamme a faible teneur en matieres grasses de Dreyer's << Slow Churned >>, qui contient 50% moins de matieres grasses et 30% moins de calories, a connu un succes foudroyant, obligeant meme Unilever a lancer des produits similaires sous leur marque Ben & Jerry.
(The American John Paul Jones won the Battle of Flamborough Head, yet the British crown knighted the losing captain because he had fought against superior odds and done his duty by protecting the merchantmen in his convoy.) Generaux was finally captured by Nelson's Foudroyant the next year.
Mais je le jugeay Jupiter foudroyant (car il y avoit autant d'apparence d'un foudre, que d'un arc avec les fleches) accompagne comme pere de route nature, des quatre heures ou saisons que les Grecs appellent [omega][[rho][alpha][zeta], or [kappa][alpha][rho][upsilon][zeta]..." (5, my emphasis).
En regard des trois autres articles, celui de Donatien Laurent peut paraitre plus classique sur le plan formel : La reddition du Foudroyant en 1758.
Foudroyant (80 guns) in the Channel (1775), and fought in Adm.
En ces temps-ci, les deux formations politiques les plus etoffees en matiere de comptes numeriques, sont au centre d'un cyclone foudroyant. L'une fait face, une fois n'est pas coutume, a une affaire de piete dont l'atteinte identitaire serait presument attribuee de front a l'une de ses avant-gardes.
First launched in 1817, the warship's later 20th century years are less well documented, when which vessel was known as Training Ship Foudroyant? Q7.
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.