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Synonyms for jeremiad

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

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a long and mournful complaint

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The early republican notion of time was constrained by the Jeremiad that established a well-defined periodization of the past, the present and the future.
This juvenile tragic satire, or "tragic jeremiad," makes Albion's arts and culture a force beyond but also beside violence, in a trespass of proper (female) nationalism that exposes homegrown literary accomplishment as part of a transnational, and deeply unsettled, intercultural mosaic.
Last Saturday, 1 March, in one of the studios in Mohandessin, metal band Enraged presented Jeremiad, a five-song EP.
There was one class in particular, taught by Sacvan Bercovitch, on the form of political rhetoric we know as the American Jeremiad, and I found the experience a revelation, absolutely eye-opening.
Bloomberg News reported that PIMCO co-CIO Gross landed the first punch, telling billionaire investor Icahn to get off his Apple jeremiad and spend more time on philanthropy.
But that jeremiad was about New England, not Israel; about proper Christian behavior, not the story of Jews told for its own sake.
His ultimate conclusion that Reagan was influenced by Chambers' use of the jeremiad, or prolonged complaint, as a rhetorical device is supported chiefly by Hogue's opinion that Chambers' apocalyptic description of the ultimate end of Communism sounds like something Reagan would say.
Hannity was pretty cordial considering the caustic nature of Ellison's jeremiad, but when he tried multiple times to stop the Congressman to ask him a question, Ellison refused to stop talking to allow time for him to do so.
revived Larry Kramer's jeremiad against the AIDS plague, The Normal Heart.
People's money is plundered, our rights are pillaged, our hopes are destroyed too," ran Stanishev's Jeremiad.
We need to bring back the story (or create a new one) of the individual potential for achievement which this jeremiad first promoted.
His "endless letter" both rejoices in the transcendent possibility of connecting with his son after his death and is reminiscent of a jeremiad, as a long letter which laments the loss of a relationship with his son.
The long-time editorial director for KSL-TV here in Salt Lake City capped off NCEW'S annual convention with a speech that was part Jerry Seinfeld, part jeremiad.
He also compares Thoreau to such figures as Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln as "[Thoreau] tells a jeremiad about a crisis in a house divided" (49).
Secondly, I will briefly discuss the differences between the nineteenth-century jeremiad and its Puritan predecessors.