HyperDic: speechify

English > 1 sense of the word speechify:
VERBcommunicationspeechifymake speeches
speechify > pronunciation
Soundsspiy'chahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > speechify: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake speeches; hold forth, or harangue with a certain degree of formality.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue speechify
Example"These ministers speechify on every occasion"
Broaderdeliver, presentdeliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
Nounsspeechthe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
speecha lengthy rebuke
speechifiera person who delivers a speech or oration

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