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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The concluding part of a speech with a summary of the main points. Also: A rhetorical or bombastic speech or manner of speaking.

Usage examples (37)
  • The diplomat summarized his main points in his peroration.
  • He summarized his main points in his peroration
  • His peroration is a very fine piece of composition.
  • His peroration was a splendid appeal to English love of liberty. for more
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