fulminatein a sentence
The disease fulminated.
fulminated = suddenly got worse
Mercury fulminate was used to initiate the explosion.
fulminate = describing a chemical as explosive
She fulminated against the plan to reduce spending on education.
fulminated = criticized severely
- She fulminated against the legislation.
He might be denouncing Goldstein and demanding sterner measures against thought-criminals and saboteurs, he might be fulminating against the atrocities of the Eurasian army, he might be praising Big Brother or the heroes on the Malabar front-it made no difference.
fulminating = criticizing severely
- Not infrequently during their visits, Franz recalls, McCandless's face would darken with anger and he'd fulminate about his parents or politicians or the endemic idiocy of mainstream American life.† (source)
- "Vienna," says Volkheimer, and Neumann Two fulminates about Hapsburg palaces and Wiener schnitzel and girls whose vulvas taste like apple strudel.† (source)
- After thirty years of fulminating about this or that, always from a safe distance and usually to no avail, I want something more, even if it involves the risk of failure.† (source)
- Lacking words, categories, or language to describe what had happened, they called it, finally, a case of "fulminating liver failure."† (source)
- Smith seethed and fulminated, and made increasingly desperate pleas for more bombardment.† (source)
- Hungry Joe likes lingering diseases, but he likes the fulminating ones even more.† (source)
- She turned on her heel, shot Simpson one fulminating look, then strode away.† (source)
- He also showed that, for all the British fulminations about American usage, they could not resist adopting Americanisms: "Even to belittle, which had provoked an almost hysterical outburst from the European Magazine and London Review when Thomas Jefferson ventured to use it in 1787, was so generally accepted by 1862 that Anthony Trollope admitted it to his chaste vocabulary."† (source)
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- Then, after one fulminating stare, he threw back his head and laughed.† (source)
- Until he does, I'll go on theorizing and the Freedom League will go on fulminating.† (source)
- Cancer of that kind must be ghastly, those monstrous metastasizing cells so close to the brain—hideous little microscopic boll weevils invading cheek, sinuses, eye socket, jaw, filling the mouth with its fulminating virulence until the tongue, engulfed, rotted and fell dumb.† (source)
- I left Mrs. Brown to her fulminations and returned to class.† (source)
- But get them out in the field in a combat exercise, or anything that gets them keyed up and full of adrenaline, and they're as explosive as a hatful of mercury fulminate.† (source)
- They were cubes of copper, half the size of fulminating caps, but twice as deadly.† (source)
- This correspondence, as one might expect, reflected sharply divergent points of view: Some readers admired the boy immensely for his courage and noble ideals; others fulminated that he was a reckless idiot, a wacko, a narcissist who perished out of arrogance and stupidity, and was undeserving of the considerable media attention he received.† (source)
- And at its foot, here and there, a mosaic of white bones, a still unrotted carcase dark on the tawny ground marked the place where deer or steer, puma or porcupine or coyote, or the greedy turkey buzzards drawn down by the whiff of carrion and fulminated as though by a poetic justice, had come too close to the destroying wires.† (source)
- During these fulminations Mr. Tozer had somehow made up his mind.† (source)
- Wasn't he to take Clara's fulminations so seriously, after all?† (source)
- Lots more sporting," fulminated Babbitt, who knew very little about flies either wet or dry.† (source)
- Babbitt fulminated.† (source)
- When he fulminated against fashionable society he always spoke of its "trend"; and to Mrs. Archer it was terrifying and yet fascinating to feel herself part of a community that was trending.† (source)
- Suddenly it seemed to her that fiery spheres were exploding in the air like fulminating balls when they strike, and were whirling, whirling, to melt at last upon the snow between the branches of the trees.† (source)
- Whence had issued that fulminating convict, who almost without taking breath, and with the same set of combatants in hand, pulverized, one after the other, the five armies of the emperor of Germany, upsetting Beaulieu on Alvinzi, Wurmser on Beaulieu, Melas on Wurmser, Mack on Melas?† (source)
- Though it was now dark, I knew he was awake; because I heard him fulminating strange anathemas at finding himself lying in a pool of water.† (source)
- It is curious, reading the fulminations of American purists of the last generation, to note how many of the Americanisms they denounced have not only got into perfectly good usage at home but even broken down all guards across the ocean.† (source)
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