orate orate

Definition(s):

  • (v) talk pompously

Usage(s):

  1. Omnes sancti Martyres, orate pro nobis.
  2. Who speaks but doesn't orate.
  3. His chance came when 300 Seoul National University professors gathered nervously on the steps of Seoul's National Assembly building to orate against the Rhee regime.

News

  • Twain role took 13 years of research

    When Mark Twain spoke at lectures, he didn't stand behind a lectern or orate with a booming, intimidating tone. He spoke to the people – often with a cocktail in hand. Val Kilmer couldn't help but be attracted to the famous American novelist and...
    on November 21, 2013     Source: Laguna News Post

Quotes

  • "It's weird because a lot of people in Wales have a very strong idea of who Thomas was and who he is to them, and not that many people will have listened to him orate," says Rhys. "So when I say I'm not doing the plummy accent, people go,...
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Matthew Rhys Source: Sunday Herald

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