fulminating

adjective
ful·​mi·​nat·​ing | \ˈfu̇l-mə-ˌnā-tiŋ, ˈfəl-\

Definition of fulminating 

1 : hurling denunciations or menaces

2 : explosive

3 : fulminant

First Known Use of fulminating

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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fulminating

adjective
ful·​mi·​nat·​ing | \-ˌnāt-iŋ \

Medical Definition of fulminating 

: fulminant fulminating infection

Other Words from fulminating

fulmination \ ˌfu̇l-​mə-​ˈnā-​shən, ˌfəl-​ \ noun

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