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peroration

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  1. a usually formal discourse delivered to an audience gave an eloquent peroration celebrating the nation's long tradition of religious tolerance and pluralism Synonyms address, declamation, harangue, oration, speech, talkRelated Words diatribe, rant, tirade; eulogy, panegyric, tribute; keynote address (or keynote speech), lecture, salutatory; homily, sermon; monologue (also monolog), soliloquy; pitch, presentation, spiel

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to give up a position of power

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