Definition of oratorical in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌôrəˈtôrək(ə)l/


Relating to the art or practice of public speaking: oratorical skills
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  • The writing has an oratorical eloquence marked in places by mannerisms probably deriving from oral delivery.
  • Yet the poet is imitating established oratorical traditions in these poems, choosing among formal and generic modes of persuading the powerful, praising the virtuous, and chastising the wicked.
  • In 1956 King began an oratorical marathon that lasted over twelve years, attacking segregation in approximately two thousand speeches and sermons as he hopscotched the nation.

Words that rhyme with oratorical

ahistorical, allegorical, categorical, historical, metaphorical, phantasmagorical, rhetorical

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Syllabification: or·a·tor·i·cal

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