fulminate (FŎŎL-mə-nāt)

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Definition (Verb) Of the pope, etc.: To issue censures or condemnations (against); generally to "thunder," inveigh violently against. In Context "By the early 1930s, watching defenders of Prohibition fulminate about the demon rum in the sound newsreels, thirsty moviegoers jeered and hissed." Thomas Doherty, Hollywood's Censor: Joseph I. Breen and the Production Code Administration, 2007.