declamation


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Synonyms for declamation

Synonyms for declamation

a usually formal oral communication to an audience

the art of public speaking

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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. The whole emphasis, as generally in the religion of the times, was on the fear of hell rather than on the love of righteousness.
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. Against this tendency, on the other hand, the persistent instinct for realism provided a partial antidote; the Vices are often very lifelike rascals, abstract only in name.
To judge from the conduct of the opposite parties, we shall be led to conclude that they will mutually hope to evince the justness of their opinions, and to increase the number of their converts by the loudness of their declamations and the bitterness of their invectives.
The instability, injustice, and confusion introduced into the public councils, have, in truth, been the mortal diseases under which popular governments have everywhere perished; as they continue to be the favorite and fruitful topics from which the adversaries to liberty derive their most specious declamations. The valuable improvements made by the American constitutions on the popular models, both ancient and modern, cannot certainly be too much admired; but it would be an unwarrantable partiality, to contend that they have as effectually obviated the danger on this side, as was wished and expected.
"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?"
In Urdu Declamation Contest students including Usman Aqeel from Institute of Business Administration got 1st position, Huzaifa Anwar from College of Engineering grabbed 2nd position and Yasir Rasheed from Institute of Communication Studies clinched 3rd position while Farheen Azhar from University Law College and Muhammad Talha from Institute of Business and Information Technology won appreciation awards.
In this event, national songs, declamation, master parliamentary debate, poster making competition and tablues will be performed.
The debate was said to be followed by a declamation contest,national song, poster making and tableaus competition - each focused on the plight and struggle of the people of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).
In the event, national songs, declamation, master parliamentary debate, poster making competition and tablues will be performed.
Islamabad -- A students' event (declamation contest) on freedom struggle of Kashmir was held here on Tuesday at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).
The competitions include declamation contests, songs and painting competitions.
KARACHI -- The students of Institute of Space Science and Technology (ISST) University of Karachi (KU) on Thursday won the inter-departmental humorous declamation contest held at the KU.
KARACHI: The students of Institute of Space Science and Technology (ISST) University of Karachi (KU) on Thursday won the inter-departmental humorous declamation contest held at the KU.
PESHAWAR -- A declamation contest against corruption was held at headquarters of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here on Friday.
Risalpur -- Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) Karachi won the All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest held at PAF Academy Asghar Khan.