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per·o·rate

 (pĕr′ə-rāt′)
intr.v. per·o·rat·ed, per·o·rat·ing, per·o·rates
1. To conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation.
2. To speak at great length, often in a grandiloquent manner; declaim.

[Latin perōrāre, perōrāt- : per-, per- + ōrāre, to speak.]

per′o·ra′tion n.
per′o·ra′tion·al adj.

perorate

(ˈpɛrəˌreɪt)
vb (intr)
1. (Rhetoric) to speak at length, esp in a formal manner
2. (Rhetoric) to conclude a speech or sum up, esp with a formal recapitulation

per•o•rate

(ˈpɛr əˌreɪt)

v.i. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
1. to speak at length or elaborately.
2. to end a speech with a peroration.
[1595–1605; < Latin perōrātus, past participle of perōrāre. See per-, orate]
per′o•ra`tor, n.

perorate


Past participle: perorated
Gerund: perorating

Imperative
perorate
perorate
Present
I perorate
you perorate
he/she/it perorates
we perorate
you perorate
they perorate
Preterite
I perorated
you perorated
he/she/it perorated
we perorated
you perorated
they perorated
Present Continuous
I am perorating
you are perorating
he/she/it is perorating
we are perorating
you are perorating
they are perorating
Present Perfect
I have perorated
you have perorated
he/she/it has perorated
we have perorated
you have perorated
they have perorated
Past Continuous
I was perorating
you were perorating
he/she/it was perorating
we were perorating
you were perorating
they were perorating
Past Perfect
I had perorated
you had perorated
he/she/it had perorated
we had perorated
you had perorated
they had perorated
Future
I will perorate
you will perorate
he/she/it will perorate
we will perorate
you will perorate
they will perorate
Future Perfect
I will have perorated
you will have perorated
he/she/it will have perorated
we will have perorated
you will have perorated
they will have perorated
Future Continuous
I will be perorating
you will be perorating
he/she/it will be perorating
we will be perorating
you will be perorating
they will be perorating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been perorating
you have been perorating
he/she/it has been perorating
we have been perorating
you have been perorating
they have been perorating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been perorating
you will have been perorating
he/she/it will have been perorating
we will have been perorating
you will have been perorating
they will have been perorating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been perorating
you had been perorating
he/she/it had been perorating
we had been perorating
you had been perorating
they had been perorating
Conditional
I would perorate
you would perorate
he/she/it would perorate
we would perorate
you would perorate
they would perorate
Past Conditional
I would have perorated
you would have perorated
he/she/it would have perorated
we would have perorated
you would have perorated
they would have perorated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.perorate - conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation
conclude - bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
2.perorate - deliver an oration in grandiloquent style
declaim, recite - recite in elocution

perorate

verb
To speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner:
Translations

perorate

vi (liter) (conclude a speech) → eine Rede zusammenfassend abschließen; (speak at length) → endlose Reden halten, sich auslassen (inf) (→ against über +acc)
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The author plays the part of a doddering pedant who perorates on principles of social propriety for his captive audience of one, thought to be Della Casa's young nephew Annibale Rucellai.