Fulminated
Fulminate Ful"mi*nate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fulminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fulminating}.] [L. fulminatus, p. p. of fulminare to lighten, strike with lightning, fr. fulmen thunderbolt, fr. fulgere to shine. See {Fulgent}, and cf. {Fulmine}.] 1. To thunder; hence, to make a loud, sudden noise; to detonate; to explode with a violent report. [1913 Webster]

2. To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth menaces. [1913 Webster]


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