adjective see peroration

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  • perorational — See peroration. * * * …   Universalium

  • perorational — per·ora·tion·al …   English syllables

  • perorational — adjective see peroration …   Useful english dictionary

  • peroration — perorational, perorative, adj. peroratorical /peuh rawr euh tawr i keuhl, ror euh tor /, adj. peroratorically, adv. peroratory /peuh rawr euh tawr ee, tohr ee, ror /, n. /per euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. a long speech characterized by lofty and often… …   Universalium

  • peroration — noun Etymology: Middle English peroracyon, from Latin peroration , peroratio, from perorare Date: 15th century 1. the concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration 2. a highly rhetorical speech • perorational adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peroration — [per΄ə rā′shən] n. [L peroratio < peroratus, pp. of perorare < per, through + orare, to pray, speak: see ORATION] 1. the concluding part of a speech, in which there is a summing up and emphatic recapitulation 2. a high flown or bombastic… …   English World dictionary

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