Fulmine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Fulmine To shoot; to dart like lightning; to fulminate; to utter with authority or vehemence. "She fulmined out her scorn of laws Salique."
    • v. i Fulmine To thunder.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fulmine To flash with detonation; sound like thunder; fulminate; hence, to speak out fiercely or authoritatively.
    • fulmine To fulminate; give utterance to in an authoritative or vehement manner.
    • fulmine To shoot or dart, as lightning.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. fulminer,. See Fulminate (v.)

Usage

In literature:

She turned aside the fulminations of M. de Corbiere.
"The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X" by Imbert De Saint-Amand
One of the shanty men might have dropped a box of fulminates.
"Peter" by F. Hopkinson Smith
His measures now followed each other in breathless succession, fulminating and blasting at every stroke.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74" by John Lothrop Motley
The King, accepting the priest's advice, resolved to fulminate a ban against the Prince, and to set a price upon his head.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84" by John Lothrop Motley
For the famous bull of Sixtus V. had now been fulminated.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
Nevertheless the politic Gascon subsequently regretted the fierce style in which he had fulminated his challenge.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
The canons of Dordtrecht had not yet been fulminated.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II." by John Lothrop Motley
He had a breech-loading double-barreled rifle with him, which fired fulminating balls.
"How I Found Livingstone" by Henry M. Stanley
Together, they went to see the life that fulminated within the streets of the city of Bangkok.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
When a young and wholly unknown student he had gone to Paris to bring his discovery of fulminic acid to the notice of the Academy.
"The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood The Autobiography Of Georg Ebers, Complete" by Georg Ebers
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In news:

Fulminant pneumonia with cavitary destruction of lung parenchyma.
Fulminant Clostridium difficile Colitis—Invited Critique.
This review confirms the substantial mortality associated with fulminant C difficile colitis (FCDC).
So Colin Powell, fulminating about the economy (as if he is an expert on that.
The feeling is accentuated by Andersen's off-camera voice — angrily fulminating, lamenting long-gone hamburger joints.
Fulminant Clostridium difficile Colitis—Invited Critique.
Fulminant pneumonia with cavitary destruction of lung parenchyma.
In this article, we report a case of myxoid liposarcoma of the supraclavicular fossa with a fulminant course.
Acute fulminant cecal volvulus ischemic bowel with pseudomembranous colitis (Online Only).
The disease is usually mild, except in pregnant women, who have a high case-fatality rate from fulminant hepatic failure.
And Ryan certainly did his share of anti-Obama fulminating.
In stark contrast (I hope) to the thumbsucking and fulminating about the horrific events in Aurora, Colo.
While Thomas's fulminations are heartfelt, they border on the repetitious.
So Colin Powell , fulminating about the economy (as if he is an expert on that.
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