Synonyms and Antonyms of tirade

  1. a long angry speech or scolding after the inspection by the health department, we had to listen to the manager's tirade about keeping the restaurant's kitchen cleaner Synonyms diatribe, harangue, jeremiad, philippic, rant Related Words 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, sermon Near Antonyms 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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