Definition of Perorate

1. Verb. Conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation.

Generic synonyms: Conclude
Derivative terms: Peroration



2. Verb. Deliver an oration in grandiloquent style.
Generic synonyms: Declaim, Recite
Derivative terms: Peroration

Definition of Perorate

1. v. i. To make a peroration; to harangue.

Definition of Perorate

1. Verb. (intransitive) To speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To make a peroration; to make a formal recapitulation at the end of a speech. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perorate

1. to make a lengthy speech [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perorate

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peroneal vein
peroneal veins
peroneotibial
perones
peroneus
peroneus brevis
peroneus longus
peroneus tertius
peroqua
peroquas
peroral
peroral endoscopy
perorally
perorate (current term)
perorated
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perorational
perorations
perorator
perorators
perosamine
perosis
perospirone
perosseous
perovskite

Literary usage of Perorate

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1. The Master Key,. by Lauron William De Laurence (1914)
"If you must perorate—and for the life of me I don't see why—let it be simple and ... And if you must perorate in poetry, let it be not more than four lines, ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"If not — if you remain to taste cigars, Choose racy diction, perorate at large With tacit scorn of meaner men who win No wreath or tripos — then admit at ..."

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