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intr.v. speech·i·fied, speech·i·fy·ing, speech·i·fies
To give a speech: "In Washington, cabinet secretaries pose and speechify" (Jonathan Alter).

speech′i·fi′er n.
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Noun1.speechifier - a person who delivers a speech or orationspeechifier - a person who delivers a speech or oration
eulogist, panegyrist - an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
elocutionist - a public speaker trained in voice production and gesture and delivery
haranguer - a public speaker who delivers a loud or forceful or angry speech
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
spellbinder - an orator who can hold his listeners spellbound
tub-thumper - a noisy and vigorous or ranting public speaker


One who delivers a public speech:
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The members of the academy must have had mixed feelings: titillated by the novelty of a talking ape, but disappointed by the non-spectacle of a droning, pompous speechifier.
There will be the tone-deaf speechifier, stringing together four or five unrelated points, flouting the form by adding "Don't you agree?
In fact, it was based on a single speechifier, one inspired, passionate, fearless, utterly reckless orator, a man--nay, a prophet, a supreme genius--ranting from a balcony, ranting on radio, in newspapers, through state media, as a one-man spin machine, ranting to a million underlings who all turned their faces, as shiny and gleaming as tiles on a bathroom floor, to him.
Exposed in all his wretched vapidness, he wilted before the masterful speechifier yesterday.