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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Talk pompously. To speak in a formal, often pompous manner.

Usage examples (22)
  • Whenever he would orate before the class, his friends would quickly leave the room one by one.
  • He'll orate himself right into it, and we'll be sunk.
  • But I guess that blood can de-te-ri-orate, as the feller said.
  • Freder, you've got to learn better to orate, rather than fellate. for more
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