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  • n  vehement oratory
  • n  recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

  • Instead, it sustained for page after page a single chordal theme, varied only with starkly primitive rhythm in the orchestra and percussion-punctuated declamation by the singers.
  • His hostility comes off as personal beefs directed at particular individuals rather than undifferentiated hatred there's as much confession here as declamation and if the .
  • But he knew that the committee's Republican lions had long been sharpening their claws over his deliberate declamation at a press conference five weeks before: "I do not intend to .
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  • Natick High Speech Team succeeds in national competition
    Patrick Conaway, a sophomore at Natick High School, won a national title in oratorical declamation at the National Catholic Forensic League event becoming, according to the school, its first national champion in 11 years.
    June 9, 2013 - The MetroWest Daily News

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