as in speech
a long, usually serious spoken discourse that a character in a play delivers to an audience and that reveals the character's thoughts Hamlet's famous soliloquy

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“Soliloquy.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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