fulmination


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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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But by the time the ink had dried on his fulmination, the PPP leader had scurried out of the country and has still not returned.
The point: Fulmination is not a substitute for policy, and a multilateral international agreement achieves far more protection than finger-wagging.
For all the fulmination in the British right-wing press about the country being overrun by immigrants from poorer EU countries, public support for EU membership in Britain is higher than it has been since 1991.
As much as Mel Gibson's fulmination at the cops was plastered all over the media, getting at what actually happened was hard to come by.
Instead, he is there before us as the jester estranged from the joke, a poignant symbol of fulmination against the glibness of his public self.
(See "Tempest in a Coffeepot," January.) But mounting evidence suggests that all this fulmination has been entirely pointless, and that cultural pessimists have been as clueless about the processes shaping the world as were their social, economic, and political forebears.
Their chairman, no doubt, will be moved to new heights of fiery fulmination if they don't.
Do meu nome." It is not that anger and fulmination are not fit emotions for the making of poetry, but that such feelings in Lacerda come across as bombast and worse.
"We will tear you brick by brick," Zardari thundered, but by the time the ink had dried on his fulmination he had scurried out of the country -- and has still not returned.
In fact talk, often hysterical talk, and fulmination become substitutes for action.
It wasn't just "someone" who uttered that fulmination against the well-to-do.
In a hefty monograph (counting 626 pages) he asserts that for Rabelais, ideal writing constitutes, as it had been in the Old Testament, "a weapon and pure violence, at once sword, whip and rod, an instrument of malediction and fulmination, of punishment and vengeance; but also dazzle and jubilation, freedom, power and play, a bliss of the self in and through the Word" (572).
I can see no cause for moral fulmination. The show is damaged by the omission of a number of Kitaj's finest works, notably Desk Murder Formerly the Third Department [A Teste Study]), 1970-84, and the haunting Study for the World's Body, of 1974, but it remains useful and illuminating.
With the rumored 'Russian-interference' in the American elections now looking real, a lot of Pinoys are venting their anger with a fulmination, 'anak ng Putin naman!'