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fulminate

 [ful´mĭ-nāt]
to occur suddenly with great intensity. adj., adj ful´minant.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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Once in a position of power, all our past fulminations go out of the window and self-preservation (which tragically is not the same as enlightened self-interest) guides our hand.
The president's July news conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, McCain charged, was"one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory." He took Trump's many fulminations against him as a badge of honour.
In a pastoral exhortation that dealt with the President's fulminations against the Church, the killings of priests and abuses of the clergy, Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Romulo Valles urged the faithful to always strive to be 'peacemakers.'
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Anyone who had followed Trump's fulminations against China on the campaign trail could be forgiven for thinking those lost jobs would have made him happy.
Despite the fulminations of the left, this is not as frightening as some of the alternatives.
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So far, so restrained -- in stark contrast to the berserk threats and fulminations that are the usual fare in North Korea.
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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.