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Meaning of HARANGUE

Pronunciation:  hu'rang

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
  2. [v]  deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
 

HARANGUE is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: rant, ranting
 
 See Also: address, declamation, screed, speak

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ha*rangue"\, n. [F. harangue: cf. Sp. arenda, It.
    aringa; lit., a speech before a multitude or on the hustings,
    It. aringo arena, hustings, pulpit; all fr. OHG. hring ring,
    anything round, ring of people, G. ring. See {Ring}.]
    A speech addressed to a large public assembly; a popular
    oration; a loud address a multitude; in a bad sense, a noisy
    or pompous speech; declamation; ranting.
    
          Gray-headed men and grave, with warriors mixed,
          Assemble, and harangues are heard.       --Milton.
    
    Syn: {Harangue}, {Speech}, {Oration}.
    
    Usage: Speech is generic; an oration is an elaborate and
           rhetorical speech; an harangue is a vehement appeal to
           the passions, or a noisy, disputatious address. A
           general makes an harangue to his troops on the eve of
           a battle; a demagogue harangues the populace on the
           subject of their wrongs.
    
    
  2. \Ha*rangue"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Harangued}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Haranguing}.] [Cf. F. haranguer, It. aringare.]
    To make an harangue; to declaim.
    
    
  3. \Ha*rangue"\, v. t.
    To address by an harangue.
    
    
 
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