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philippic

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  1. a long angry speech or scolding the head coach was briefly suspended after launching into a foul-mouthed philippic during a press conference Synonyms of philippic diatribe, harangue, jeremiad, tirade, rantWords Related to philippic assault, attack, broadside, invective, lambasting, lashing, tongue-lashing, vituperation; berating, chewing out, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof; abuse, castigation, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation; belittlement, deprecation, depreciation, disparagement, dissing; excoriation, execration, revilement; admonishment, admonition, lecture, sermonNear Antonyms of philippic encomium, eulogy, panegyric, rhapsody, tribute; acclaim, acclamation, accolade, citation, homage, honor, praise; approval, blessing, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction; ovation, plaudit, rave


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