HyperDic: declaim

English > 2 senses of the word declaim:
VERBcommunicationdeclaim, reciterecite in elocution
communicationdeclaim, inveighspeak against in an impassioned manner
declaim > pronunciation
Soundsdihkley'm
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > declaim: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningrecite in elocution.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymrecite
Entailstalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Narrowerelocutedeclaim in an elocutionary manner
peroratedeliver an oration in grandiloquent style
scanread metrically
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Spanishdeclamar, recitar
Catalandeclamar, recitar
Nounsdeclamationrecitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric
English > declaim: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningspeak against in an impassioned manner.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society"
Synonyminveigh
BroaderprotestUtter words / words of protest
Nounsdeclamationvehement oratory

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