Friday, July 23, 2010
Definitions for fulgurate
- To flash or dart like lightning.
- Medicine. To destroy (esp. an abnormal growth) by electricity.
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Citations for fulgurate
Their eyes fulgurate strangely. They have the look of executioners, or the look of eunuchs.
She flashed a glance at him, prepared to fulgurate, but his clean-shaven, dreamy face wore an expression of mere weariness with which she could not quarrel.
Origin of fulgurate
The Latin fulgurāre, "to flash or lighten," is the ancestor of fulgurate.