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perorate

verb

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to talk as if giving an important and formal speech
  • an arrogant scholar who never passes up an opportunity to posture and perorate on stunningly unimportant matters

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The first known use of perorate was in 1603

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“Perorate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perorate. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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