declaim


Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to declaim: irreclaimable, chronicled
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for declaim

declaim against something or someone

Synonyms

Synonyms for declaim

to speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner

Synonyms for declaim

recite in elocution

speak against in an impassioned manner

Synonyms

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
How long Mr Squeers might have declaimed, or how stormy a discussion his declamation might have led to, nobody knows.
Yet Casanova from time to time departs center stage so that his commentator may discourse upon what Casanova inspires him to declaim: a moral outlook superior to any philosophy.
According to MBC.net, Helmy stood up to declaim that the final verdict confirmed the integrity of the judice system, not least because it did not stand to reason that anyone be prosecuted for a fictional role they played in a film project.
It is a deadly mission that begins innocuously as teenagers Luke and Tommy revolt against having to read The Last of the Mohicans, a novel they declaim as 'the most boring book in the world'.
It probably is in Italy" and goes on to declaim against loud music in pubs inhibiting conversation, stores playing Jingle Bells in October, personnel departments renamed Human Resources and TV game show presenters who clap themselves - "they look like seals".
On and on the animals declaim from Rooster to Lamb, until the Watch-Mouse squeaks an alarm that Farmer and Son are on their way in!
He travels to Greece and Rhodes to learn rhetoric, learning to declaim against the ocean's roar.
What follows is a coup de theatre: the scripts ask them to do research about the writer's milieu and declaim to the class (i.e., offer an oral presentation).
His international fame comes less from translations of his work--Wings of Summer is his first full-length book in English, apart from a hard-to-find Beijing Foreign Languages Press edition listed in his vita--than from worldwide poetry reading sessions in which he and his translator declaim his works in both Mandarin and English, by all accounts so passionately as to move the audience.
Hacsi's book is not only directed at politicians, the media and others who declaim on educational issues with apparent authority, but at the scientific community which has failed to agree criteria, standards and procedures for rigorous investigation.
Even Ruskin, no great fancier of the Baroque, was moved to declaim 'I got among the mimicked rocks and among the deep pools of this most noble fountain until I fancied myself am ong the gushing torrents of my own Cumberland.' The earlier habit of ensuring return to Rome by drinking from the Trevi has since been replaced by ritual coin throwing, the water now containing unpalatable quantities of bleach.
To hone his skills, he would stand on a stump on the banks of the Solomon River and declaim to trees on the other side.
Coyle is not distracted by the exemplary potential of her story or the sensationalism of her plot; she is not out to declaim sociological pronouncements but to give us the particularity of her people, and so they absorb us.
But in the Real World beyond the box The poetry we would declaim Would need a voice blunt and broken As Kipling's dinner-knife, Scratching at the weeds of self-aggrandisement -- My Rights to make more money come what will (Or go what will) -- A voice to bulldoze down the hedges of Mammon That sprang up when the others fen (Habitats of hundreds of years Long before Conran's empire: an entire universe): Cutting down, rooting up, sparing nothing.
I heard several colleagues declaim against sin, I heard others admit to having sinned, and there was a general feeling that we should all go forth and sin no more.