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2 a usually formal discourse delivered to an audience
  • the dictator's lengthy harangue before a captive audience

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Synonyms of harangue (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • the eminent professor harangued for three hours on his favorite subject, the clash of East and West

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2 to talk as if giving an important and formal speech
  • a talk-show guest using the interviewer's questions as an opportunity to harangue on a variety of pet peeves

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The first known use of harangue was circa 1533

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“Harangue.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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