fulminate


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Synonyms for fulminate

to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

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a salt or ester of fulminic acid

criticize severely

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come on suddenly and intensely

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cause to explode violently and with loud noise

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Before leaving the subject of fulminate of mercury, I should mention that while the use of primers containing it in commercial ammunition ended during the late 1920s, they continued to be loaded in military ammunition for many years thereafter.
The news of the Newport passport office closure has prompted predictable ''outrage'' from our politicians, who will for a respectable period fulminate against this injustice, having achieved nothing.
Titz's apparent insanity may have contributed to his precipitous fall into obscurity; during the latter decades of his life he was known to lapse into extended melancholy silences, from which he would periodically emerge to speak nonsense and fulminate about supernatural plots against him.
The incidental puncture wound that leads to fulminate meningitis; the 22-year-old who has a stroke out of the blue.
And these same "journalists" fulminate about MPs' expenses?
One end of each strip is treated with a small amount of explosive, silver fulminate. They are then joined together so that they overlap slightly.
Davies then proceeded to do what he tends to do, which is fulminate against the scourge of political correctness, telling the Association they were racist for not allowing white officers to join.
"Two had extremely fulminate cases and progressed from the onset of symptoms to death within a few hours.
It was all the more impressive, then, when this mysterious functionary took the podium on the first day to fulminate against Hegel, asserting that art is not "a leisure activity that allows us to forget the grim activity of thinking" but is "thought itself--the way that Truth concretely manifests itself in images." If the T-word caused many in the audience to press the mute button on their simultaneous-translation headsets, we should all have tuned in to his next point.
Normally you fulminate over website tricks when they get in the way or when they are too obviously the result of the designer having just discovered Flash and its almost infinite possibilities.