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synonyms for allocution

  • address
  • lecture
  • lesson
  • oration
  • speech
  • talk
  • prelection
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antonyms for allocution

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  • listening
  • silence
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How to use allocution in a sentence

This allocution, pronounced by advocate Desmarais with every appearance of great tenderness, moved the people.
THE SWORD OF HONOR, VOLUMES 1 & 2EUGNE SUE
The Pontifical Allocution unmasked the falsehood, but did not change the condition of affairs.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
I regard this as a perfect allocution of words in regard to the arrangement both for the ear and for the intellect.
THE LIFE OF CICEROANTHONY TROLLOPE
This Allocution calls to mind Spainʼs last struggle with Mexico.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He rose gracefully and waved his glass of claret, while all the others waited eagerly for the coming allocution.
THE TWO BROTHERSHONORE DE BALZAC
Pius IX., in his allocution of the 29th of April last, has explained himself fully.
AT HOME AND ABROADMARGARET FULLER OSSOLI
He drew them up in two ranks facing each other, and began very deliberately with an allocution on the art of the bayonet.
LEAVES FROM A FIELD NOTE-BOOKJ. H. MORGAN
She took the final vows a year later, when Bossuet pronounced the allocution.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 3VARIOUS
To this allocution the parliament replied with all servility.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
You will conclude, doubtless, that this curious document can be nothing but a papal allocution.
THE ROMAN AND THE TEUTONCHARLES KINGSLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO ALLOCUTION

  • address
  • allocution
  • chalk talk
  • discourse
  • disquisition
  • harangue
  • instruction
  • oration
  • pep talk
  • pitch
  • soapbox
  • spiel
  • talk
  • castigation
  • censures
  • chidings
  • dressing-downs
  • going-overs
  • harangues
  • moralisms
  • preachings
  • preachments
  • rebukes
  • reprimands
  • reproofs
  • scoldings
  • sermons
  • talking-tos
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.