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held forth

phrase
past tense of hold forth

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to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • The professor held forth on the current state of politics until everyone was sick of the topic.

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“Held forth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/held%20forth. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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