harangued

past tense of harangue
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as in lectured
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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as in spoke
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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“Harangued.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harangued. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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