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synonyms for speechify

  • gush
  • boast
  • brag
  • chatter
  • declaim
  • expatiate
  • harangue
  • orate
  • pontificate
  • ramble
  • rant
  • sermonize
  • spellbind
  • spiel
  • vapor
  • yell
  • go on
  • hold forth
  • shoot off one's mouth
See also synonyms for: speechification / speechifier / speechifying

antonyms for speechify

MOST RELEVANT
  • be quiet
  • deprecate
  • drain
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How to use speechify in a sentence

They all had a chance to speechify, and I listened to them for a time.
THE MEMOIRS OF AN AMERICAN CITIZENROBERT HERRICK
I didn't mean to speechify like this, but I do know what I'm talking about.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Abel's wrath was now roused, and he began to speechify and swagger.
THREE COURSES AND A DESSERTANONYMOUS
They can't have taken more than an hour to speechify after the declaration of the poll.
THE MARRIAGE OF WILLIAM ASHEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
The Tannese are born talkers, and can and will speechify on all occasions; but most of it means nothing, bears no fruit.
THE STORY OF JOHN G. PATONJAMES PATON
I laugh, I sing, I speechify, I tell tales to make one die of laughter.
MONSIEUR, MADAME AND BEBE, COMPLETEGUSTAVE DROZ
She doesn't speechify about these things—she never speechifies to me, at least.
THE CORYSTON FAMILYMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
He stopped at every corner to speechify, to talk of his plans.
CSAR OR NOTHINGPO BAROJA BAROJA
I couldn't speechify to match-girls in Fleet Street, so asked that a deputation should come and explain what they wanted.
ANNIE BESANTANNIE BESANT
I must get some first-hand knowledge, too, before I try to stand up and speechify.'
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WORDS RELATED TO SPEECHIFY

  • boast
  • brag
  • chatter
  • declaim
  • expatiate
  • go on
  • gush
  • harangue
  • hold forth
  • orate
  • pontificate
  • ramble
  • rant
  • sermonize
  • shoot off one's mouth
  • speechify
  • spellbind
  • spiel
  • vapor
  • yell
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.