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discourses

noun
plural of discourse

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(Entry 1 of 2)

talking or a talk between two or more people
  • Thomas Jefferson is said to have been able to participate in knowledgeable discourse on a breathtaking array of subjects

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discourses

verb
present tense third-person singular of discourse

Synonyms of discourses (Entry 2 of 2)

1 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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2 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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“Discourses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discourses. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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