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huh rang

  • n  a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
  • v  deliver a harangue to; address forcefully

  • The plea for peace was dignified, never degenerating into a harangue.
  • Joshua was making too many long distance calls from the office phone so his manager had to harangue him about his lack of sense.
  • They constantly harangue about the futility of war but never miss an opportunity to unleash terror on innocents.
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  • Joseph Gerth | Rep. Thomas Massie helped defeat his own hemp amendment when he voted against the farm bill
    The tough thing to figure about Massie is why has stirred the pot on the issue of industrial hemp — going so far as to co-sponsor an amendment to the farm bill that would allow universities to grow hemp, harangue and cajole his colleagues to support his amendment — and then once the House added his amendment to the farm bill, he voted against the underlying legislation.
    June 23, 2013 - Louisville Courier-Journal
  • Word of the Day for Thursday, June 20, 2013
    WORD OF THE DAY harangue ha.rangue h ra Definition: (n) A tirade; a long, blustering, noisy or scolding speech. Example: " . women are more quiet.
    June 20, 2013 - Amarillo Globe-News

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