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Harangue

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Pronunciation : Ha*rangue"
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. harangue: cf. Sp. arenda, It. aringa; lit., a speech before a multitude or on the hustings, It. aringo arena, hustings, pulpit; all fr. OHG. hring ring, anything round, ring of people, G. ring. See Ring.]
Definition : Defn: A speech addressed to a large public assembly; a popular oration; a loud address a multitude; in a bad sense, a noisy or pompous speech; declamation; ranting. Gray-headed men and grave, with warriors mixed, Assemble, and harangues are heard. Milton.

Syn. -- Harangue, Speech, Oration. Speech is generic; an oration is an elaborate and rhetorical speech; an harangue is a vehement appeal to the passions, or a noisy, disputatious address. A general makes an harangue to his troops on the eve of a battle; a demagogue harangues the populace on the subject of their wrongs.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ha*rangue"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Cf. F. haranguer, It. aringare.]
Definition : Defn: To make an harangue; to declaim.

i. [imp. & p. p. Harangued; p. pr. & vb. n. Haranguing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ha*rangue"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To address by an harangue.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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