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fulmination

[fuhl-muh-ney-shuh n] /ˌfʌl məˈneɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a violent denunciation or censure:
a sermon that was one long fulmination.
2.
violent explosion.
Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505; < Latin fulminātiōn- (stem of fulminātiō) a thundering, fuming. See fulminate, -ion
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Word Origin and History for fulminations
fulmination
c.1500, from M.Fr. fulmination, from L. fulminationem (nom. fulminatio) "discharge of lightning," from fulminare (see fulminate).
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