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Word: fulminate

Definition: thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation


More Vocab Words

::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
::: sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
::: osseous - made of bone; bony
::: soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
::: malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling