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as in to lecture
to give a formal often extended talk on a subject the guest lecturer discoursed at some length on the long-term results of the war

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as in to speak
to talk as if giving an important and formal speech grandly discoursed as though he were an expert on every subject

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“Discourse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discourse. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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