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verb as in give a lesson, speech

verb as in criticize lengthily

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A better way to help the poor is to just give them cold-hard cash—and stop lecturing them about how to spend their money!

Doug Peacock has been writing and lecturing about Yellowstone's bears for 40 years.

And what business does a pastor have lecturing people about his or her sexual performance?

I reached Goldwater by phone in Hawaii where he is lecturing at the university to ask him about his apparent apostasy.

You could've put up an expert lecturing on the dangers of war, but I'm guessing that wouldn't have gotten a lot of hits.

But a deafening peal of thunder cut short the sentence of the phlegmatic prince lecturing the royal spouse.

Lecturing and oratory, and even public tea-meetings, were things almost unknown.

While Mr. Bradlaugh was lecturing in the States a general election took place in England.

I do not forget the tremendous labor, physical as well as mental, of lecturing on burning questions to large audiences.

Kossuth's lecturing tour in the States in 1852 had excited 171 an angry feeling against Austria.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lecturing, such as: expound, teach, recite, orate, spout, and deliver.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.