WordMeaningSynonyms
Fulminate1. To explode with a loud noise; detonate.

2. To issue denunciations or the like (usually fol. by against): The minister fulminated against legalized vice.

Upbraid, touch off, execrate, Set off, blow up, rail, denounce
Enthrall1. To captivate or charm: a performer whose grace, skill, and virtuosity enthrall her audiences.

2. To put or hold in slavery; subjugate: to be enthralled by illusions and superstitions.

enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, delight, Inthral, Inthrall

Harangue1. A scolding or a long or intense verbal attack; diatribe.

2. A long, passionate, and vehement speech, esp. one delivered before a public gathering.

3. Any long, pompous speech or writing of a tediously hortatory or didactic nature; sermonizing lecture or discourse.

Perorate (to speak at length; make a long, usually grandiloquent speech), declamation, fulmination,
Acclaim1. To welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud: to acclaim the conquering heroes.

2. To announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval: to acclaim the new king.

Laud, approbation, panegyrize, eulogy, hail, herald
Abominate1. To regard with intense aversion or loathing; abhor.

2. To dislike strongly.

Detest, hate, execrate, loathe, despise,  abhor
AdulateTo  show excessive admiration or devotion to; flatter or admire servilely.Worship, butter up, blandish, praise, gush, flatter
ExpostulateTo reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.Argue, reason, Dissuade, remonstrate (to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval)
ObsessedTo dominate or preoccupy the thoughts, feelings, or desires of (a person); beset, trouble, or haunt persistently or abnormally: Suspicion obsessed him.Haunted, preoccupied, bewitched,

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