What does tirade mean?

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ˈtaɪ reɪd, taɪˈreɪdtirade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tirade, philippic, broadsidenoun

    a speech of violent denunciation


  1. tiradenoun

    A long, angry or violent speech; a diatribe

  2. tiradenoun

    A section of verse concerning a single theme; a laisse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tiradenoun

    a declamatory strain or flight of censure or abuse; a rambling invective; an oration or harangue abounding in censorious and bitter language

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tirade

    ti-rād′, n. a strain of censure or reproof; a long vehement reproof. [Fr.,—It. tiratatirare, to pull.]

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  1. tradie

  2. airted

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tirade in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tirade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of tirade in a Sentence

  1. Citrus County Sheriff Prendergast:

    Not only is arson dangerous, but in some cases can be deadly, no one in our community was injured during Harris’ tirade of inconceivable acts. I applaud our deputies, Community Crimes Detectives, and our partners at Citrus County Fire Rescue for working swiftly and diligently to keep our community safe from further harm.

  2. Ian Sams:

    It is interesting that Carly Fiorina got her biggest applause when she went on a tirade against Planned Parenthood and said we need to cut their funding, i think it will be interesting to see how women across this country respond to that.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. excogitate
    • B. monish
    • C. descant
    • D. caddie

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