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Definition of fulminate:

  1. A fulminating powder.
  2. A salt of fulminic acid. See under Fulminic.
  3. To cause to explode.
  4. To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth menaces.
  5. To thunder; hence, to make a loud, sudden noise; to detonate; to explode with a violent report.
  6. To utter or send out with denunciations or censures; - said especially of menaces or censures uttered by ecclesiastical authority.

Synonyms:

vilify, touch off, inveigh, revile, explosion, explode, threaten, rail, denounce, detonate, blast, train, bluster, vituperate, rail in, upbraid, menace, condemn, curse, burst, censure, blow up, fire, rail off, discharge, go off.

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