• Definition for "peroration"
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peroration definition

  • noun:
    • The concluding element of a discourse, either written or dental, when the orator or copywriter amounts up and commends his subject to his audience, especially as used in the technical feeling of a component of old Roman oratorical distribution.
    • A discourse or rhetorical debate in general.
    • The concluding section of an oration; specially, a final summing up and administration of an argument.
    • The finishing section of an oration, where presenter recapitulates the main things of their discourse or argument, and urges these with better earnestness and force, with a view in order to make a deep impression on his hearers; hence, in conclusion of a speech, nevertheless constructed.
    • (rhetoric) the finishing section of an oration
    • a flowery and extremely rhetorical oration
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