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di klaym

  • v  recite in elocution
  • v  speak against in an impassioned manner
    he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society

  • At their theatrical best, lawyers are star actors who write their own lines, improvise to meet the occasion and use the courtroom as a stage to declaim on matters of life and death .
  • The film stock is scratched, the actors declaim in bombastic gestures, the canned music hits overly ominous chords, and the printed intertitles often read like the mutterings of .
  • Actually I wouldn't quote it, I'd declaim it as mine, as if I was not a verse thief or poem-forgia.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    Oct. 28, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Benjamin Franklin in CNN International
    ("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...
  • Archie Shepp in The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
    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.
  • Leonard Nimoy in Boston Globe (registration)
    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... Baruch Marzel http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baruch_Marzel&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEy4oeM5KJzyvzL47CppzGLGz_SvA Ha'aretz http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1020003.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFCGPwPkx9vWNYsbdF_LqtLv4WgTA Sep 10, 2008 25490 34332 declamation They had a declamation [speech] contest, and I entered twice," said Leonard Nimoy, the 75-year-old actor best known for his role as Spock on "Star Trek."

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