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Synonyms for perorate

to speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner

Words related to perorate

conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation

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deliver an oration in grandiloquent style

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Thank you, John, for your gracious introduction; to SIFMA for sponsoring this conference; and to the audience for indulging me as I perorate through your coffee and dessert.
But these are men underemployed, or unemployed even, who waste time in pubs in the middle of the day discussing the same things their fathers did before them and yet the act of drinking is heroicized and labelled Irish; and despite the thoughts of the narrator, who often disagrees with the Citizen, the other men allow him to perorate because it is perceived as decidedly male behaviour.
The usual suspects (and a new victim) will once again be on hand to prognosticate, pontificate, and perorate about what they expect to find at NAB 2014 and to ponder, puzzle, and prepend about forward-looking trends in post-production with a Q&A session afterwards.
Here we witness yet another variation of this school's imaginary crusade against the bugaboo of public administration for the sake of corporate supremacy, for which, intimately, they always perorate.
It is poignantly apt that this respected scholar, so instrumental in launching and articulating the ombudsman approach in Canada, should perorate his career with this examination of the growth and evolution of the ombudsman at the end of the first decade of this century.
Lincoln did not perorate for hours, as another speaker did at the dedication of the Gettysburg cemetery, and as was customary on most formal occasions in the 19th century.