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aw ruh ter

  • n  a person who delivers a speech or oration

  • He was an orator given to ungrammatical homespun anecdotes and a campaigner whose baby-kissing forays through county fairs belied his statehouse reputation as a master of .
  • In the prison in the year 1895 sat a hot-blooded orator of 40.
  • The man whose word they Negro leaders seek is not a judge, or a lawyer, or a political strategist or a flaming orator.
News & Articles

  • Young orators inspire archbishop, others
    Greek Orthodox Church in Memphis hosts national oratorical festival and American archbishop
    June 15, 2013 - Memphis Commercial Appeal
  • Frederick Douglass to be honored in Congress with statue
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers next week will honor Frederick Douglass, the early civil rights leader, orator and writer who escaped slavery in 1838, with a statue in the U.S. Capitol. A gift of the District of Columbia, the statue will be placed in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitors Center on Wednesday, June 19. [...]
    June 13, 2013 - The Ticket via Yahoo! News
  • Ray Lewis helped Rashad Evans 'harvest the fight inside' for UFC 161
    Rashad Evans clears his throat as he prepares to launch into an impression of a close friend. It’s established whom Evans is imitating, though it doesn’t necessarily need to be. An average NFL fan could probably guess the orator after a couple of sentences.
    June 13, 2013 - Las Vegas Sun

  • Dan Glickman in FOX News
    Jack was a showman, a gentleman, an orator, and a passionate champion of this country, its movies, and the enduring freedoms that made both so important to this world,Glickman said in a statement.
  • Gerald Ford in Washington Post
    Dick's a classy guy, but he's not an electrified orator,Ford said.
  • Michael Jackson in Telegraph.co.uk
    During one interview, Jackson said: "Hitler was a genius orator. To make that many people turn and change and hate, he had to be a showman and he was."

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