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  • as indeclamation
  • as inoratory

synonyms for speechifying

  • oratory
  • speechmaking
  • haranguing
  • spouting
  • eloquence
  • rhetoric
  • articulation
  • declamation
  • diction
  • elocution
  • grandiloquence
  • speaking
  • speech
  • speechmaking
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How to use speechifying in a sentence

The sultan had demanded to know what a certain reverend owl was speechifying about to another owl distantly related to him.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Mme. Fortin was again at the door, speechifying in the midst of a group with indefatigable volubility.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
I presume that I shall next hear that he has left the plough to resume the pen and speechifying.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.2/3, 1836-1840DUCHESSE DE DINO
A great celebration took place, and there was much bouquet handing and speechifying, etc.
FANNY GOES TO WARPAT BEAUCHAMP
Dry work, this speechifying; especially to an unpractised orator.
A RILL FROM THE TOWN PUMP (FROM "TWICE TOLD TALES")NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
My own son had taken upon himself this new work of public speechifying in direct opposition to his own father!
THE FIXED PERIODANTHONY TROLLOPE
I say, dad, what do you think is the news about the seedy-looking fellow you treated by mistake to all that speechifying?
THE ASTONISHING HISTORY OF TROY TOWNSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
We try and have a good time of it, and leave it to the politicians and skallywags to do the speechifying and bunkum!
FRITZ AND ERICJOHN CONROY HUTCHESON
Before I has been speechifying to him more than a minute I can tell he's getting interested and he begs me for to continue.
J. POINDEXTER, COLOREDIRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
She had a baby in her arms, and was pensively listening to her husband who, hot with anger, was speechifying not very far off.
SIX WOMEN AND THE INVASIONGABRIELLE YERTA
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WORDS RELATED TO SPEECHIFYING

  • haranguing
  • oratory
  • speechifying
  • speechmaking
  • spouting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.