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adjective as in eloquent

adjective as in pompous

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All written in a similar mode: authoritative, declamatory, distant, dispassionate, impersonal, and (allegedly) neutral.

Another may not be wrong in his facts, but have a declamatory or sophistical vein in him, much to be guarded against.

The simple old folk songs often suggested them and his style, like that of Wagner, is often declamatory.

His delivery was far from animated, and his intonation was rather conversational than declamatory.

He has run himself into his old declamatory way, and almost forgotten that he was now setting up for a moral poet.

He had never made a speech in his life, and had no sort of confidence in his declamatory powers.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to declamatory, such as: elocutionary, fluent, formal, oratorical, and rhetorical.

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