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a long, violent, or blustering speech, usually of censure or denunciation

Synonyms for diatribe

thunderous verbal attack

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Some people have actually called the film `soft,' wishing that I'd made a scathing diatribe against Senator Helms," states New York City--based filmmaker Tim Kirkman, referring to his intensely personal diary-documentary, Dear Jesse, which opens nationwide in July.
I don't care if I live or die in the shootout, all I want to do is kill and injure as many of you'' as possible, he said in one of many diatribes laced with obscenities, misspellings and phrases in broken German.
The 10-count indictment identifies Kaczynski as ``FC,'' the initials the Unabomber used to sign his letters and diatribes.
Party elders consider his diatribes against abortion, recent trade agreements and U.
While I realize that features appearing in your Opinions section are subjective commentary, would it be possible to screen material for some positive value rather than give space to self-serving diatribes, such as the one by Millie Rose, ``Sending out an SOS for nation's Social Security program''?
Holt's son was killed by a young Latino gang member for whom Susan Baum developed a journalistic sympathy, which, in turn, transformed Holt into an embittered, vengeful paladin given to racist diatribes on the loss of American greatness to hordes of dark-skinned immigrants.
Since then, Fischer--always known for his mercurial temperament and abundant eccentricities--has become notorious for anti-American diatribes and anti-Semitic outbursts--the latter being particularly odd, given his Jewish background.
In the two weeks following the police shooting and death of 13-year-old Devin Brown, we've heard countless diatribes that exploit both the tragedy and racial animosities.
For gay-identified men and women wearied by eight years of plague and centuries of homophobia--myself included--Signorile's diatribes were like weekly jolts of adrenaline.
One practical reason for leaving behind Luther's stereotypes and diatribes against people of other religions is that we could easily break the law of the land by following them.
Here text surpasses the limitations of wall and floor space; using an intricate system of automatically advancing slide projectors, Kruger flashes white-lettered diatribes onto nearly every surface of an entirely blackened room, thus dissolving architectural solidity into the huffing syncopations of a shouting match.
Especially destructive of mutual harmony are diatribes such as Mordecai Richler's article published by Saturday Night in its February 1996 edition.
Notorious Canadian racist Grant Bristow has now corroborated publicly what THE NEW AMERICAN reported years ago: that he was a paid government agent provocateur, whose vicious diatribes and violent behavior were used to demonize conservatives and pro-lifers and to justify passage of oppressive "hate crimes" legislation.
Cantone's character, Samuel Byck, is a raving lunatic who sends taped diatribes to celebrities and attempts to hijack a plane and drop it onto the White House to kill Richard Nixon.
Isn't it also strange that neither Ms Sinclair nor Carl Sergeant have gone to press to condemn the anti-Welsh diatribes found on the Natwatch website?