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Speechify  v. i.  (past & past part. speechified; pres. part. speechifying)  To make a speech; to harangue. (Used derisively or humorously.)

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"Speechify" Quotes from Famous Books

... I speechify like anything when I'm roused! I used to go to Sunday school, see, and the thoughts sort of come into my head. Like as if I was readin' off a book! (Slapping ...
— Night Must Fall • Williams, Emlyn

... burning the farm; but, unless you take care, you will be transported. Call yourself John Nokes; entrust your case to a clever lawyer, and keep in the background. I warn you, as a friend—if you try to speechify, and play the martyr, and let out who you are, the respectable people who have been patronizing you will find it necessary for their own sakes to clap a stopper on you for good and all, to make you out an impostor and a swindler, ...
— Alton Locke, Tailor And Poet • Rev. Charles Kingsley et al

Words linked to "Speechify" :   speechifier, deliver, speech, present

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