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Posted: February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Harangue

ha·rangue (hə-răng′)

n.

1. A long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering.
2. A speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression; a tirade.
v. ha·ranguedha·rangu·ingha·rangues
v.tr.

To deliver a harangue to.
v.intr.

To deliver a harangue.
[Middle English aranga speech to an assembly, from Old French harangue, from Old Italian aringa, fromaringareto speak in public, probably from aringo, arringapublic square, meeting placeof Germanic origin; seekoro- in Indo-European roots.]
Taken from the Free Dictionary – http://www.thefreedictionary.com/harangue
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