fulminate FUL-muh-nayt, intransitive verb:
- To issue or utter verbal attacks or censures authoritatively or menacingly.
- To explode; to detonate.
- To utter or send out with denunciations or censures.
- To cause to explode.
Though Coach Saban's contract makes him the highest paid coach in the country, the desire to win has kept most Tide fans from fulminating over terms that would likely cause a disapproving cluck of the tongue for any other program.