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1. peroration

2. This person always provides a dramatic peroration; it is expected of him and he seldom disappoints. Tamsour is the theme; and the substance is usually personal aggrandizement, sometimes a bit of self-pity, but never apologies for past misdeeds, real or imaginary – Jack Vance, Night Lamp

3. peroration [def] : long speech characterized by lofty and often pompous language; The concluding part of a speech or discourse, in which the speaker or writer recapitulates the principle points and urges them with greater earnestness and force.

4. Towards the end of his peroration, Obama brought everyone to their feet concluding his State of the Union.


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