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Definitions for perorate
ˈpɛr əˌreɪtper·orate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perorateverb

    conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation

  2. perorateverb

    deliver an oration in grandiloquent style


  1. perorateverb

    To speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue.

  2. perorateverb

    To make a peroration; to make a formal recapitulation at the end of a speech.


  1. perorate

    Dispositio is the system used for the organization of arguments in the context of Western classical rhetoric. The word is Latin, and can be translated as "organization" or "arrangement". It is the second of five canons of classical rhetoric (the first being inventio, and the remaining being elocutio, memoria, and pronuntiatio) that concern the crafting and delivery of speeches and writing.The first part of any rhetorical exercise was to discover the proper arguments to use, which was done by the formalized methods of inventio. The next problem was to select various arguments and organize them into an effective discourse.


  1. perorate

    Perorate generally means to conclude or sum up a long discourse, often in a formal or grand manner. It can also mean to speak at length or deliver a long, verbose speech.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perorateverb

    to make a peroration; to harangue

  2. Etymology: [See Peroration.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perorate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perorate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. huff
    • B. aberrate
    • C. descant
    • D. suffuse

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