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In that oration, he accused law enforcement officials of tampering with evidence and argued that it was Barron who had attacked the children that night — and that he acted in self-defense.
A BOY IS THE SOLE SURVIVOR OF A FAMILY MASSACRE. HIS DAD, THE SUSPECT, WAS ALLOWED TO QUESTION HIM IN COURT.JULIAN MARKJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He had his beautiful robe under him (for it was summer), and was preparing for his funeral oration.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
He was distinguished as an oriental scholar, and died while delivering an oration at the academy of Caen.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Tim says more by the vigor of his smoking than Perry Thomas could express in a year's oration.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Michael listened impatiently, and interrupted the speaker in the midst of his oration.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Kate had to repeat the oration a dozen times; and he said it after her, like a Sunday-school scholar, till he had it pat.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
The 'frequentissimus cetus' before whom the oration was given included the imperial ambassadors and several bishops.
A HISTORY OF THE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESSS. C. ROBERTS
This allusion to the hellish gambling which went on in the dead man's house, was his only funeral oration.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Cicero describes the opening of a letter in the tenth paragraph of the Third Oration against Catiline.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
I was amused with my landlord's oration, when I entered his shop and presented my billet.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ORATION

  • articulacy
  • articulateness
  • articulation
  • diction
  • expressiveness
  • expressivity
  • facundity
  • fluency
  • loquacity
  • oration
  • oratory
  • rhetoric
  • addresses
  • declamations
  • diatribes
  • discourses
  • exhortations
  • hassles
  • jeremiads
  • orations
  • philippics
  • reading outs
  • screeds
  • sermons
  • speeches
  • spiels
  • spoutings
  • tirades
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