speechifying

speechify

[spee-chuh-fahy]
verb (used without object), speechified, speechifying.
to make a speech or speeches; harangue.

Origin:
1715–25; speech + -ify

speechification, noun
speechifier, noun
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speechify (ˈspiːtʃɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to make a speech or speeches
2.  to talk pompously and boringly
 
speechifi'cation
 
n
 
'speechifier
 
n

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