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synonyms for philippic

  • diatribe
  • exchange
  • reproach
  • screen
  • tirade
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antonyms for philippic

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  • praise
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How to use philippic in a sentence

I found out that you were the author of the philippic,not through the editor of the journaloh no, poor man!
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
It was like a philippic of Demosthenes; it was a Ciceronian oration against some Catiline, real or supposed.
SENATORIAL CHARACTERC. A. BARTOL
Then he went on with his bitter voice to utter a furious philippic against our celebrated literary men.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY,VOLUME 14, NO. 82, AUGUST, 1864VARIOUS
The sage made no reply, but arose from the deck and stroked his beard, whilst the old Genoese proceeded in his Philippic.
THE BIBLE IN SPAIN - VOL. 2 [OF 2]GEORGE BORROW
He was airing his cherished grudge, and pronouncing a severe philippic on the belles of the Dominion.
BLUEBELLMRS. GEORGE CROFT HUDDLESTON
Then it was that he spoke the third Philippic, and in the evening of the same day he spoke the fourth to the people.
THE LIFE OF CICEROANTHONY TROLLOPE
The eleventh Philippic was occasioned by the news which had arrived in Rome of the death of Trebonius.
THE LIFE OF CICEROANTHONY TROLLOPE
Thus he ended his fourteenth Philippic, and the silver tongue which had charmed Rome so often was silent forever.
THE LIFE OF CICEROANTHONY TROLLOPE
A little later in the same year was delivered the last and greatest of all the patriotic speeches, the Third Philippic.
AUTHORS OF GREECET. W. LUMB
He had delivered his Fourteenth and last Philippic on the news of the first victory gained by Hirtius.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOL. 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PHILIPPIC

  • abuse
  • castigation
  • denunciation
  • disputation
  • invective
  • jeremiad
  • objection
  • onslaught
  • philippic
  • reviling
  • screed
  • stricture
  • tirade
  • vituperation
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satorinoun | [suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION