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Synonyms for declamation

Synonyms for declamation

a usually formal oral communication to an audience

the art of public speaking

Words related to declamation

recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

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With no thought of incongruity, too, these writers brought God the Father onto the stage in bodily form, and then, attempting in all sincerity to show him reverence, gilded his face and put into his mouth long speeches of exceedingly tedious declamation.
In most cases, however, the spirit of medieval allegory proved fatal, the genuinely abstract characters are mostly shadowy and unreal, and the speeches of the Virtues are extreme examples of intolerable sanctimonious declamation.
I hope," said he, "your majesty has paid no attention to the vain declamations which the solitude and disgust familiar to kings suggest to the happiest dispositions?
Activities like seminars, quiz competition, art competition, model making competition, poster making competition Space videography, visit to PIA Planetarium for Sky Simulation, declamation contest, water rocket competition, qiraat competition (with themes related to space) and Space Poetry would be part of the week-long activities.
Le CCME prevoit egalement des activites en marge du Salon du Livre, a savoir des soirees musicales et de declamation de poemes, a ajoute M.
At court, politics inhered as much in architecture as in speech: large ceremonial chambers were given over to public declamation, while in the warren of lodgings, offices and service rooms, rumor and gossip could be whispered.
LAHORE -- The students of Forman Christian College University clinched trophy after winning All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest 2015 organized by the Punjab University.
king Mohammed VI in the memorization, declamation and chanting of the holy Quran, Islamic Affairs Minister, Ahmed Taoufik said.
Agrippa's declamation is part of the literary debate of the querelle des femmes initiated by Christine de Pizan's spirited challenge to misogynists.
In the debate contest, Government College University (GCU) Lahore and Forman Christian College University teams won first and second positions respectively in Urdu debate while LUMS and SISA remained first and second in English declamation.
Declamation contest held: The wildlife department of DI Khan organized a declamation contest among school students on Wednesday to mark world earth day.
Here I need to take some exception to King and Rabil's claim that "Women were excluded from power: the whole cultural tradition insisted on it" ("Editors' Introduction," Declamation, xxii).
ISLAMABAD -- Preston University secured first position in All Pakistan Inter-University Urdu Declamation Contest for Allama Iqbal Shield, organized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
SUKKUR -- Y2K School Sukkur held the 9th Inter-House Bilingual Declamation Contest here on Tuesday.
Declamation contests were also arranged to highlight the significance of independence and the sacrifices offered by our forefathers.