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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A speech of violent denunciation.

Usage examples (37)
  • It's been a while since I got to use the term philippic, and I have to say: I enjoyed it.
  • The philippic would have ended something like this:
  • Whittier called it "a grand and terrible philippic."
  • Patrick Nielsen Hayden on A simple, mildly incredulous philippic. for more
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