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fulmination (s) (noun), fulminations (pl)
1. The explosion that occurs when certain chemicals are detonated.
2. Thunderous verbal attack (sound that resembles or suggests thunder) or the sound of thunder (crashing or booming sound).
3. Occurring suddenly with great intensity and sound.
4. Complaining loudly and angrily: "The proposed minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 years by French President Nicolas Sarkozy was the subject of much anger and fulmination."
4. Etymology: "discharge of a formal condemnation", borrowed from Middle French, from Latin fulminationem (nominative of fulminatio), "discharge of lightning"; from fulminare, "to hurl lightning".
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