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noun as in long lecture

verb as in give a long lecture

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Just a few seconds on the receiving end of a harangue from such a fellow, whether at a surf break or the crag or the skin track, is enough to ruin an otherwise lovely day.

Watch him unleash a magnificent, expletive-ridden rant—and be grateful for the Internet, where this harangue will live forever.

He used to harangue any of the young men in Homs not participating in protests, recalled Moutlak.

The occasion was a gala dinner during which Pinter began to harangue some unfortunate guest for his political views.

I half-expected him to barnstorm out in riding boots and harangue us, Mussolini-style, underlit from a plinth.

The last thing an incoming administration needs is to stage a long diplomatic harangue about nothing, inside an echo chamber.

Il avoit sa belle robe soubs soy (car c'estoit en est), et se preparoit sa harangue funebre.

La harangue devoit finir en l'adieu et comploration commune de tous.

Voyez l'efficace du sacrement: le lendemain matin, il mande M. de Biancourt et moy, et de nouveau il recommence sa harangue.

There now is Sullivan, in a long harangue, following you in a determined opposition to our petition to the King.

In defiance of all decency, he went to Westminster Hall, demanded a hearing, and pronounced a harangue against standing armies.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to harangue, such as: diatribe, discourse, jeremiad, oration, screed, and spiel.

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