perorate definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation.
    • To speak at great length, usually in a grandiloquent manner; declaim.
    • In order to make a peroration; to harangue.
  • verb:
    • To talk or declaim at great size, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent way; to harangue.
    • to create a peroration; to create an official recapitulation at the conclusion of a speech.
    • deliver an oration in grandiloquent style
    • conclude a speech with an official recapitulation
  • others:
    • to produce a peroration; by expansion, to help make a speech, specifically a grandiloquent one.

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