Variant of fulminate
- Archaic to thunder and lighten
- to explode with sudden violence; detonate
- to shout forth denunciations, decrees, etc.
Origin: ME fulminaten < L fulminatus, pp. of fulminare, to flash or strike with lightning < fulmen, lightning, thunderbolt, akin to fulgere: see fulgent
- to cause to explode
- to shout forth (denunciations, decrees, etc.)
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