1An expression of vehement protest: the fulminations of media moralists
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- Despite the media's constant fulminations against Ireland's libel laws, the appetite for taking a high-cost libel suit to the High Court appears to be on the wane.
- The right-wing media in the US have been full of fulminations against ‘the French,’ ‘the Japanese’ and so forth.
- Despite Melott's fulminations against common sense,’ his object of scorn is an insulated elite the Kansas Board of Education.
protest, objection, complaint, rant;
(fulminations) decrying, railing, invective, tirade, diatribe, harangue, philippic, obloquy, execration, arraignment
British informal slating
2A violent explosion or a flash like lightning: a second of silence, not long enough for the echo of the previous fulminations to fade away
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