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oratorical

Line breaks: ora¦tor|ic¦al
Pronunciation: /ɒrəˈtɒrɪk(ə)l
 
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Definition of oratorical in English:

adjective

Relating to the art or practice of public speaking: oratorical skills
More example sentences
  • 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.
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oratorically

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adverb
Example sentences
  • In Berlin he meets Sasha, a brilliant, charismatic, oratorically gifted, powerfully heterosexual ideologue who becomes his friend.
  • Anton Sching, with a rumbling bass voice and a mustache that swept his breast, got up and roared oratorically in German about the wickedness and oppression practiced on all saloonkeepers by the odious growlerworkers.

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