Noun(1) addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous
(1) Formal oratory notwithstanding, everyday speech is, on the other hand, largely informal and typically spontaneous.(2) Pointing out that his discourse is crafted not only for a festive display, but also for a particular historical moment, Isocrates affirms the legitimacy of oratory as a vehicle of political deliberation.(3) Now they could make up their own minds about the value of what the Prophet exemplified in his lifestyle and communicated with his brilliant oratory .(4) learned discussions degenerated into pompous oratory(5) And certainly, the two speeches delivered by Brutus and Antonius at the funeral are classics in oratory .(6) Fred Turner was a gifted speaker, attracted to books and public oratory .(7) This is the way public meetings used to be when oratory mattered and they're surely not just there because they like the idea of not having to pay tuition fees.(8) A celebrated public speaker, he established the tradition of commemorative oratory in the United States.(9) ├ö├ç├┐By any standards public oratory is appalling├ö├ç├û, claimed Donald Horne in The Lucky Country.(10) Aboriginal cultures also valued fine oratory and the languages were, and are, often poetic, inventive and witty.(11) The latter date commemorates the day King gave his famous ├ö├ç├┐I Have a Dream├ö├ç├û speech, easily one of the greatest examples of oratory in American history.(12) Upstairs there is a small oratory with stained glass window, four bedrooms, a linen room, washroom and shower room.(13) Allen's primary intention, we can see, has been to explicate the art of oratory not for its own sake, but as a tool of social justice in general and of abolition.(14) He and the students who flocked to him in droves constructed an oratory named the Paraclete, where he continued to write, teach, and research.(15) My room key came with an invitation to use the oratory in Kohne Hall, open 24 hours a day.(16) It is instructive that Isocrates uses oral metaphors to describe the role of poetry and oratory in cultural reproduction and to convey the idea of an education he himself professes.
1. rhetoric ::
2. eloquence ::
3. grandiloquence ::
4. magniloquence ::
5. public speaking ::
6. speech-making ::
8. way with words ::
10. silver tongue ::
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