declaim declaim  /dɪ ˈkleɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) recite in elocution
  2. (v) speak against in an impassioned manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Actually I wouldn't quote it, I'd declaim it as mine, as if I was not a verse thief or poem-forgia.
  2. They declaim their lines with an intensity that approaches ecstasy, as if reading aloud from Wuthering Heights.
  3. Perhaps the temptation to declaim on such a grand stage is too much to resist.

News

  • Mark Steyn Resides In A Crowded - And Centuries Old - Echo Chamber Of 'American Doom'

    There are croakers in every country, always boding its ruin. Such a one then lived in Philadelphia; a person of note, an elderly man, with a wise look and a very grave manner of speaking; his name was Samuel Mickle….This man continued to live in this decaying place, and to declaim in the same strain, refusing for many years to buy a house there, because all was going to destruction; and at last ...
    on October 29, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. ("This man continued to live in this decaying place, and to declaim in the same strain, refusing for many years to buy a house there, because all was going to destruction," Franklin wrote, "and at last I had the pleasure of seeing him give...
    on Mar 9, 2006 By: Benjamin Franklin Source: CNN International

  2. "Music that had not been associated with political events took us back to the days of protest songs and slave songs black people used to declaim oppression," said Shepp.
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: Archie Shepp Source: The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

  3. "He continues to go around in the same clique, he continues to declaim the positions of the left and even after the expulsion from Gush Katif, he hasn't learned his lesson and once again claims that there is no choice but to hand over parts of the...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Baruch Marzel Source: Ha'aretz

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