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peroration

noun

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  1. a usually formal discourse delivered to an audience <gave an eloquent peroration celebrating the nation's long tradition of religious tolerance and pluralism> Synonyms address, declamation, harangue, oration, speech, talkRelated Words diatribe, rant, tirade; eulogy, panegyric, tribute; keynote address (or keynote speech), lecture, salutatory; homily, sermon; monologue (also monolog), soliloquy; pitch, presentation, spiel




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