holds forth

phrase

present tense third-person singular of hold forth
as in speaks
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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“Holds forth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holds%20forth. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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