Examples of tirade in a Sentence
He went into a tirade about the failures of the government.
The coach directed a tirade at the team after the loss.
Recent Examples of tirade from the Web
Altman immediately called a timeout and barely waited for his players to circle around him before unleashing into an animated tirade the likes of which have rarely been seen from him publicly.
And indeed, a mask appears to dangle in the plane aisle as seen in video of the ensuing tirade.
His concerts soon became politically infused; the musician delivered a buzzy tirade against Nazis, the KKK, and the Black Lives Matter movement at a September concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
She was told again that transfer service was unavailable and directed a verbal tirade at Freeman that could be heard by other store employees and customers.
On Designing Women, she was known for her blistering tirades on topics ranging from the first amendment to chauvinistic behavior to the real reason the lights went out in Georgia one night.
Previously known more for sequined style than anti-Trump tirades, U.S. Rep Frederica Wilson has taken the national spotlight after accusing the president of callously handling a phone call with a grieving military widow.
Pinterest President Donald Trump continued his tirade against the NFL on Tuesday morning – at once praising and criticizing the Dallas Cowboys for their show of unity during Monday Night Football.
For good measure, Watson pointed out all the times Trump has launched Twitter tirades about his travel ban.
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Origin and Etymology of tirade
First Known Use: 1802See Words from the same year
Synonymsdiatribe, harangue, jeremiad, philippic, rant
Related Wordsassault, attack, broadside, invective, lambasting, lashing, tongue-lashing, vituperation; berating, chewing out, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof; abuse, castigation, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation; belittlement, deprecation, depreciation, disparagement, dissing; excoriation, execration, revilement; admonishment, admonition, lecture, sermon
Near Antonymsencomium, eulogy, panegyric, rhapsody, tribute; acclaim, acclamation, accolade, citation, homage, honor, praise; approval, blessing, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction; ovation, plaudit, rave
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