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declamation

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌdek.ləˈmeɪ.ʃən/ formal us  
a strong statement or an occasion when you express something with a lot of feeling: He subjected us to half an hour of impassioned declamation against the new motorway. Declamations against the press are common enough.Ways of talking
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