present tense third-person singular of perorate
as in mouths (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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“Perorates.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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