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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Deliver a speech in grandiloquent style; Conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation.

Usage examples (31)
  • We have seen legislators perorate, obfuscate, concilliate, mediate ....
  • Canalis, like many men accustomed to perorate, allowed to be too plainly seen.
  • This means there's a link between me and Richard Brinsley Sheridan and it's that both of us can perorate entertainingly on public issues at undue length.
  • You think it no evil to inflame a poor heart, and you perorate as warmly in your deliriums of love as the wretched lawyer who comes with red eyes from a suit he has lost. for more
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