declamation

Definitions of declamation
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n recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

Type of:
reading, recital, recitation
a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance

n vehement oratory

Types:
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broadside, philippic, tirade
a speech of violent denunciation
harangue, rant, ranting
a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
raving
declaiming wildly
screed
a long monotonous harangue
Type of:
oratory
addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)

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