perorate

as in to mouth (off)
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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“Perorate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perorate. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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