fulminant

[ fuhl-muh-nuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF fulminant
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Such cases are not so rare as they are thought, though they are seldom so fulminant.

The howl that would go up in the Diet, or the Reichstag, the fulminant denials by prince and king and government!

Thus we describe certain cases as ambulant, abortive, larval and fulminant.

In some cases, the fulminant fluid only attacks the colour of the hair of the animal.

We also have the sadly familiar type described as the fulminant or, literally, "lightning-stroke" variety.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from French fulminant or directly from Latin fulminantem (nominative fulminans), present participle of fulminare (see fulminate). As a noun from 1808.

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