April 27, 2011

New Word Wednesday #15


– noun
– a scolding or a long or intense verbal attack; diatribe.
– a long, passionate, and vehement speech, especially one delivered before a public gathering.
– any long, pompous speech or writing of a tediously hortatory or didactic nature; sermonizing lecture or discourse.

–verb (used with object): to address in a harangue.
–verb (used without object): to deliver a harangue.

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