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a political campaign speech, especially one made on a campaign tour.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The politician who loses a word on the tip of his tongue during a
is experiencing the sin of blocking.
He has since repeatedly mentioned the highway in a standard
on his environmental accomplishments.
Eventually, she began to draw crowds as she sang, played her accordion and gave her
at county fairs.
If you listen to her
, she is emphasizing economic issues more than social issues.
Today, the only mention of corporations in his
is a demand that the corporate-tax rate be lowered.
Now, at a fundraiser at a small-town golf club, he is preparing to recycle his
is competent, but it is the content rather than any oratorical flourish which draws cheers.
Having done all that, they then have to devise a
that will thrill these targets to the bone.
She modified her
, trying to sound more empathetic by talking softly and taking more questions from the audience.
offers a simple two-part explanation of what has gone wrong.
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