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orates

verb , present tense third-person singular of orate

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1 to talk as if giving an important and formal speech
  • given the opportunity, many politicians will orate at considerable length on just about any subject
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2 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • the respected anthropologist is expected to orate about her latest research findings before a packed auditorium
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