Examples of oratorical in a Sentence
a speech that was an oratorical endorsement of the value of education but one that refused to call for greater spending on education
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When opponents led by Massachusetts Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge insisted on amending the treaty in the hope of killing it, Wilson embarked on his last round of oratorical persuasion, a nationwide rail tour at once heroic and doomed from the start.
The oratorical challenges that life has thrown at him over the last four years—the 2004 convention, the race speech, Berlin—have given chance after chance to flop, but the man seems incapable of doing so.
As a minister in training, King was honing his oratorical skills.
In one sense, Owen was no political outsider: Her father, William Jennings Bryan, was a giant in American politics, a three-time presidential candidate whose oratorical skills were legendary.
The story, and Sessions’s decision the next day to recuse himself from a law-enforcement investigation into Russian election meddling, quickly detracted from Trump’s oratorical good showing.
The group annually awards one $250 and one $100 scholarship to winners of both its oratorical and essay contests.
The former presidential candidates couldn’t be more different in their political stances, oratorical approaches or hometowns.
Mr. Huston’s performance, however competent, is no match compared with Heston’s heaving, oratorical gravitas, which gave even casual remarks the ring of Scripture declaimed from a mountaintop.
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ORATORICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oratorical for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the skill or activity of giving speeches : of or relating to oratory
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