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  • adj.eloquent
  • adj.pompous

synonyms for declamatory

  • elocutionary
  • fluent
  • formal
  • oratorical
  • rhetorical
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How to use declamatory in a sentence

Another may not be wrong in his facts, but have a declamatory or sophistical vein in him, much to be guarded against.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
The simple old folk songs often suggested them and his style, like that of Wagner, is often declamatory.
THE COMPLETE CLUB BOOK FOR WOMENCAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
His delivery was far from animated, and his intonation was rather conversational than declamatory.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
He has run himself into his old declamatory way, and almost forgotten that he was now setting up for a moral poet.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
He had never made a speech in his life, and had no sort of confidence in his declamatory powers.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Wagner himself never surpassed the declamatory passage of the pope's curse.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
I spoke in a declamatory manner for a long time, and one of them addressed some broken English to me.
JOHN ERMINE OF THE YELLOWSTONEFREDERIC REMINGTON
Fox, in his declamatory bursts, was superior to every speaker whom I have ever heard.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
They were not pretty, not declamatory; but noble, grand, strong.
BIOGRAPHY OF REV. HOSEA BALLOUMATURIN M. BALLOU
On Tuesday a declamatory contest was given by the young women of the normal department.
AMERICAN MISSIONARY - VOLUME 50, NO. 9, SEPTEMBER, 1896VARIOUS
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