declaiming

present participle of declaim
1
as in speaking
to give a formal often extended talk on a subject over the last two centuries some of the most illustrious personages of their times have declaimed in the town's historic lyceum

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2
as in discoursing
to talk as if giving an important and formal speech he declaimed at some length about the nation's obligation to spread democratic values around the world

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“Declaiming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/declaiming. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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