fulminate against

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fulminate against (someone or something)

To verbally attack someone or something. How long do you think we've got until Uncle Al starts fulminating against the government?
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fulminate against someone or something

to denounce someone or something. The workers were fulminating against their employer. They are fulminating against the president of the union.
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She points out that the same Religious Right activists who fulminate against same-sex marriage often turn a blind eye to trends in modern society that actually do endanger families.
6m - to provide hospital with an extra FOUR parking bays', Mr Bourne was given the space to fulminate against a new car park in Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth.
The news of the Newport Passport Office closure has prompted predictable "outrage" from our politicians, who will for a respectable period fulminate against this injustice, having achieved nothing.
The news of the Newport passport office closure has prompted predictable ''outrage'' from our politicians, who will for a respectable period fulminate against this injustice, having achieved nothing.
One outside as the left and anti-racist groups fulminate against the foul Nick Griffin and the other inside in the Question Time studio where the BNP leader will,I predict,run riot against poor opposition.
We fulminate against the Americans but are they impressed?
At the start of his prime ministership, Gordon Brown devoted a long and closely argued speech to 'British liberty'; now New Labour's critics fulminate against the Government's contempt for the liberties which the present generation of Britons is supposed to have inherited from its forebears.
Unlike past outrages quickly seized on by Bush to remind "evildoers" that "all options are on the table," British Prime Minister Tony Blair was left to fulminate against Tehran pretty much on his own.
Saskatoon -- The news that the Catholic hospital in Humboldt, SK decided to ban tubal ligations--although this was later reversed--prompted the Saskatoon StarPhoenix to fulminate against the very existence of religious hospitals.
So-called responsible citizens fiddle their tax returns or fulminate against being caught by speed cameras and parents, I'm sure, will fight tooth and nail to get a guilty child reinstated if he's caught cheating in exams.
It was all the more impressive, then, when this mysterious functionary took the podium on the first day to fulminate against Hegel, asserting that art is not "a leisure activity that allows us to forget the grim activity of thinking" but is "thought itself--the way that Truth concretely manifests itself in images.
However, it is not my intention to fulminate against one individual - if there is going to be a rant, then it will have to allude to the murky world exemplified by Endless Summer's imposture.
Lest anyone reading the headline fear I shall use this page to fulminate against past slights from the musical press, be assured that nothing of the sort is intended.
However, relations have been particularly fraught since Chavez gained the Venezuelan presidency 21 months ago, and started to use his bully pulpit to fulminate against the rich in both countries.
Even centrist politicians eager to occupy the moral high ground (along with the occasional conservative like John McCain) fulminate against "big money" and "special interests.