harangue


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

to speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner

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a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

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Then the priest anoints himself with the grease and tallow of the cows, and sits down on a heap of straw, on the top and in the middle of a pile which is prepared; they set fire to it, and the whole heap is consumed without any injury to the priest, who while the fire continues harangues the standers by, and confirms them in their present ignorance and superstition.
The seditious harangues of demagogues in Faneuil Hall have made rebels of a loyal people and deprived me of my country.
Joe had experienced some trouble in getting the rebellious spirits to believe in it; but, once accepted by them, nothing connected with it was any longer an impossibility to the imaginations of the seamen stimulated by Joe's harangues.
It was truly refreshing to hear such a sermon, after being so long accustomed to the dry, prosy discourses of the former curate, and the still less edifying harangues of the rector.
SLYGUFFTOU heads to the west today bidding for a handicap hurdle hat-trick and will renew rivalry with Harangue and Medinah Gold, who finished second and third behind Michael McCullagh's six-year-old at the Galway festival.
Surely his hosts, Operation Black Vote, should have ensured he'd done his homework before his harangue.
I played Colts rugby until I was 16 and, because of that background, I would never harangue officials.
You can be sure that somewhere in his reproachful harangue he will blame the Government, although classing the Queen as nothing more than an 80-year-old actress was plumbing the depths.
Au milieu des applaudissements chaleureux, la candidat a la Presidentielle 2012 a poursuivi sa harangue en ces termes: "L'Egypte etablirait des relations fortes et etroites avec la Turquie et l'Iran".
In demonstrating how Shakespeare crafts Iago as a mountebank, using elements of the mountebank performance, and creating the "mountebank effect" throughout Othello, I concentrate on such key characteristics as the use of stock characters and words; clowns, comic episodes and skits; exotic cures, charms and spells; the threat of witchcraft; Iago's demand for money; his direct address to the audience; discourses that hinge on disease and cure; linguistic deception and trickery along with the mountebank oration, the harangue or selling of cures.
If evidence is to be counted it must be subject to cross-examination but, in the age of technology, surely we can do better than have strangers harangue a little girl.
IT always baffles me that when I criticise Tony Blair, Gordon Brown or the Labour Party I get very little reaction from our readers, but when I criticise Caerphilly's Plaid Cymru-led county council for its incompetence in losing pounds 15m through bad investments and its gambling with council taxpayers' money, or when I harangue them for doing the dirty on the children of the small "not fit the purpose"
Should I harangue the post office for Madonna and Child stamps, or meekly accept the snowmen?
And, even if some blacks do occasionally go off the deep end and wrongly harangue whites for using the word, maybe that's because the term pricks agonizing historical and social sores.
There seems to be no shortage of Australians who have chosen to live in Britain and harangue us almost daily about our shortcomings.