- A long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering. (noun)
- A speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression; a tirade. (noun)
- To deliver a harangue to. (verb-transitive)
- To deliver a harangue. (verb-intransitive)
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