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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fulminate.


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  • Agamemnon, jumping upon the piazza at the same moment, trod upon the paper parcel, which exploded at once with the shock, and he fell to the ground, while at the same moment the paste "fulminated" into a blue flame directly in front of

    The Peterkin Papers

  • "fulminated" into a blue flame directly in front of Mrs. Peterkin!

    The Peterkin Papers

  • While some on the Left fulminated against the eventual deal, it was nothing compared to what some of the Tea Partiers were saying about it.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- More Tea, Anyone?

  • No one I met fulminated about loss of economic sovereignty or that S&P, whose purblind approval of junk mortgage debt as triple A was one of the causes of the financial crisis, had finally over-reached itself.

    The United States faces a crisis not seen since the Depression | Will Hutton

  • In a debate with Hitchens a few years ago, the journalist Chris Hedges made the point that Hitchens fulminated against the irrational without admitting the existence of the non-rational.

    Roger Housden: Hitchens: Arch-Fundamentalist?

  • Of course, the Tea Party began its life with a well-staged rant by an established media figure -- CNBC's Rick Santelli who, in February 2009, fulminated on air and in front of cheering commodities traders that the "losers" who couldn't pay their mortgages shouldn't be bailed out by America's taxpayers.

    Jonathan Weiler: The Media and the Five Stages of Grief Over Occupy Wall Street

  • And as though we don't have enough enemies, we're also waging a furious war on our own southern border and throughout the country, purging ourselves of the "illegal aliens" who steal America's jobs and, as John McCain recently fulminated, start wildfires in Arizona.

    Robert Koehler: The Old Integrity

  • As authorities fulminated against protesters backing defeated presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi, moderate former president Mohammad Khatami signaled increased opposition among pro-reform clerics to Iran's conservative leadership.

    Iran Election Live-Blogging (Sunday June 21)

  • For more than an hour Warwickshire supporters not actually at Edgbaston fulminated as their side did not enforce the follow-on after bowling Sussex out for 259, 262 behind their own score.

    Warwickshire on course for win over Sussex to put them in title hunt

  • Presidents and Congresses fulminated, but the nuclear program continued and a device was successfully tested in 1998.

    Managing Pakistan After bin Laden


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