fulminante
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fulminante(
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nahn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (damaging)
a. fulminant
El niño no sobrevivió a la fulminante neumonía.The child didn't survive the fulminant pneumonia.
b. devastating
La epidemia fue fulminante: en semanas aniquiló a un tercio de la población.The epidemic was devastating: within weeks, it annihilated a third of the population.
c. sudden and fatal
El anciano murió debido a una enfermedad fulminante.The old man died due to a sudden and fatal disease.
2. (quick)
a. instant
La noticia tuvo un impacto fulminante en las redes sociales.The news had an instant impact on social media.
b. immediate
La canción "Gangnam Style" tuvo un éxito fulminante y lanzó al cantante al estrellato.The song "Gangnam Style" saw immediate success and launched the singer to stardom.
c. sudden
Su fulminante ascenso al poder desconcertó a todos los analistas políticos.His sudden rise to power disconcerted every political analyst.
3. (piercing)
a. withering
Mi esposa me lanzó una mirada fulminante cuando invité a todos nuestros amigos a casa.My wife gave me a withering look when I invited all our friends to our house.
4. (terrific)
a. tremendous
Gaudio tiene un saque fulminante.Gaudio has a tremendous serve.
5. (weaponry)
a. fulminating
La mina no explotó debido a problemas con la carga fulminante.The mine didn't explode because of problems with the fulminating charge.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6. (weaponry)
a. percussion cap
Roberto compró pólvora y fulminantes para su mosquete.Roberto bought powder and percussion caps for my musket.
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fulminante
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (despido, muerte)
a. sudden
2. (enfermedad)
a. devastating
3. (mirada)
a. withering
4. (explosivo)
a. fulminating
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fulminante
adjective
1 [+pólvora] fulminating; [+mirada] withering
cápsula fulminante percussion cap
2 (súbito) sudden; fulminant (formal)
apoplejía fulminante sudden stroke
estaba a regimen de descanso por ordenes medicas luego de un ataque fulminante de ira Jon Azkueta sentenció con un ataque fulminante a 300 metros de la meta en la prueba de 3.000 obstáculos.
3 (tremendo) terrific; tremendous
golpe fulminante terrific blow; tiro fulminante (Fútbol) etc sizzling shot
(Latinoamérica) percussion cap
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