Synonyms for declamation

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It was only yesterday morning Master Jones decided to have declamation to-day.

The air of the New World seems favourable to the art of declamation.

In contrast to Kemble's declamation, Kean's acting was vehement and passionate.

As he advanced in his declamation, his ardour seemed to increase.

In this year he obtained the first college prize for an English declamation.

And all these people had a veritable mania for declamation and fancy dress.

Tut, man,—when did declamation ever overthrow castles, and conquer soldiery?

It might be so; yet any evidence beyond probability and declamation is lacking.

Then he burst on us with a declamation on all that was wrong in India, and its remedy.

In language, except in declamation, there is no second vowel sound.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin declamationem (nominative declamatio), noun of action from past participle stem of declamare (see declaim).

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