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See definition of lecturing on Dictionary.com
  • verbgive a lesson, speech
  • verbcriticize lengthily

synonyms for lecturing

  • expound
  • teach
  • address
  • declaim
  • deliver
  • discourse
  • harangue
  • orate
  • recite
  • speak
  • spiel
  • spout
  • talk
  • get on a soapbox
  • give a talk
  • hold forth
  • prelect
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antonyms for lecturing

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  • be quiet
  • listen
  • praise
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How to use lecturing in a sentence

But a deafening peal of thunder cut short the sentence of the phlegmatic prince lecturing the royal spouse.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Lecturing and oratory, and even public tea-meetings, were things almost unknown.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
While Mr. Bradlaugh was lecturing in the States a general election took place in England.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
I do not forget the tremendous labor, physical as well as mental, of lecturing on burning questions to large audiences.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
Kossuth's lecturing tour in the States in 1852 had excited 171 an angry feeling against Austria.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Lecturing was then coming into vogue, and he was frequently invited to the platform.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
But lecturing, to many men an agreeable excitement, seems to have been very unpleasant to Carlyle,--even repulsive.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
The encomium holding good of herself, she refrained from lecturing him on the subject of the vilified Denham.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
To one of the board, a clergyman, who had lately been lecturing on "Popery the People's Peril," the proposition was startling.
SAINT PATRICKHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
As in a far later period, Mark Twain had resorted to lecturing to pay off debt.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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