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Synonyms for fulmination

a long, violent, or blustering speech, usually of censure or denunciation

a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves

Synonyms for fulmination

thunderous verbal attack

the act of exploding with noise and violence

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So far, the UK's recent social media fulminations appear to have done little more than boost both web traffic to clickbait media and the profile of a few liberal commentators.
The 10th anniversary of the Iraq war has come and gone with the usual fulminations against former President George W.
We can indeed take some satisfaction in knowing that, despite the frantic end-of-the-world fulminations at Doha about global warming, the final takeaway from the summit fell far short of the organizers' goals.
The fulminations of the Shrewsbury and Atcham MP, who serves as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Wales David Jones, caught the eye and ear of Speaker John Bercow who called order.
Meanwhile, America's Christian zealots are echoing O'Brien's anti-gay fulminations at the Republican party convention in Florida.
Literal thunderbolts not being available, fulminations have been primarily associated with ecclesiastical censure, so Eliot's use of the term is not wholly inappropriate, but we note that it is (perhaps wisely) used with a subjunctive.
It is well to remember these words when the hired critics of the press (both of the right and the left) direct their fulminations against the poets of the day.
In spite of the admired Teddy Roosevelt's fulminations against signs "of gross vice and moral weakness" in 1901, Percy's reading of the classics and of the homoerotic literature of his day left him in no doubt that "one could be a poet, a fighter and a lover, a man and a homosexual" (80).
His claims for tradition are invoked more than practiced, and the importance he placed on the non-political conditions of political life finds little traction on the right except when fulminations in the "culture wars" prove useful for fundraising.
In this sense, and several others, O'Connor has done us all a great service, consigning the pernickety and the po-faced to their solitary fulminations for the duration of Yuletide with their trusty Almanac of International Classifications (1918 to the present day), while the rest of us get on with enjoying the gee-gees as a part of normal life.
The president's rough language, fulminations against the press, and proclivity to manipulate individuals and institutions--including the Fed--for political gain offended the scholarly, dignified, and conventional Burns.
Fey continues these fulminations in a pair of companion chapters, "Remembrances of Being Very, Very Skinny" and "Remembrances of Being a Little Bit Fat".
There is no shred of doubt that it was the result of constant efforts by the Qatari leadership and unswerving dedication by the loyal citizens; they rightly dismissed the fulminations from some quarters as sour grapes - and it seems they are still in a state of denial.
She is not led astray by the romance of young bravos engaging in equine heroism or by the fulminations of contemporary establishment figures.