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lecture

verb

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1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • the frustrated manager lectured the waitstaff about its poor level of service

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2 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • a physician who has lectured before countless audiences on the importance of diet and exercise in avoiding heart disease

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lecture

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The first known use of lecture was in the 15th century

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“Lecture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lecture. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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