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declaiming Explained

Declaiming at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Declaim \De*claim"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Declaimed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Declaiming}.] [L. declamare; de- + clamare to cry
out: cf. F. d['e]clamer. See {Claim}.]
1. To speak rhetorically; to make a formal speech or oration;
to harangue; specifically, to recite a speech, poem, etc.,
in public as a rhetorical exercise; to practice public
speaking; as, the students declaim twice a week.

2. To speak for rhetorical display; to speak pompously,
noisily, or theatrically; to make an empty speech; to
rehearse trite arguments in debate; to rant.

Grenville seized the opportunity to declaim on the
repeal of the stamp act. --Bancroft.

declaiming at English (WD) Of Explained:

English

Verb

declaiming
  • Inter: present participle of » declaim

  • Translation: de » declaiming
    Translation: fr » declaiming
    Translation: vi » declaiming