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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.
I saw he suspected I was going to take some very rash step; but repressing declamation or remonstrance, he only answered--
If the governor took any notice of me, and cared how I got on, I would n't mind the presents so much; but he don't care a hang, and never even asked if I did well last declamation day, when I 'd gone and learned 'The Battle of Lake Regillus,' because he said he liked it."
How long Mr Squeers might have declaimed, or how stormy a discussion his declamation might have led to, nobody knows.
In Declamations, the orators won the team trophies at Chenab College Jhang, University College Lahore, University of Azad and Jammu Kashmir, FMH Medical College and many others.
In Declamations, GCU orators won the team trophies at Chenab College Jhang, University College Lahore, University of Azad and Jammu Kashmir, FMH Medical College, and many others.
ABBOTTABAD -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday rejected the objections of the appellants against two preliminary declamations of constituencies of district and considered only one complaint.
PESHAWAR -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday rejected the objections of the appellants against two preliminary declamations of constituencies of district and considered only one complaint.
Students from various universities participated in Qirat,Naat, debate, painting, national songs, quiz and declamations contests held at Al-Raazi Hall.
Reading Roman Declamation: The Declamations Ascribed to Quintilian
Declamationes Sullanae; part two: Introductory material, declamations III, IV, and V.
In spite of all the declamations about a "united Jerusalem," it has always been a tale of two cities.
Although there is no material for comparison to be found in Latin declamations, a similar theme has (later, Stramaglia presumes) been treated by Libanius (Declamation 13).
Hoysten's dramatic vocals ricochet between spooky gospel and staccato declamations as guitarist Sara Jaffe churns out angular riffs and scrambled, mixmaster-style fusillades.