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Word: fulminate

Definition: thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation


More Vocab Words

::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: uproar - noisy confusion
::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: perforate - pierce; put a hole through