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 Meanings and Examples of DECLAIM
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declaim
 v.  speak loudly and vehemently; make formal speech
Classic Sentence:
1  What's more, each declaimed some phrase or fragment from their parts.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
2  He had declaimed himself into a violent heat, and was as hoarse as he was hot.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
3  declaimed Stepan Arkadyevitch, just as he had done before to Levin.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 17
4  was declaimed with the painful precision of a schoolgirl who has been taught to recite by some second-rate professor of elocution.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
5  Who does not know how our great men are outdoing themselves, in declaiming against the foreign slave-trade.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  I hate Diderot; he is an ideologist, a declaimer, and a revolutionist, a believer in God at bottom, and more bigoted than Voltaire.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
7  Jean-Jacques a declaimer; Diderot a declaimer; Voltaire on Calas, Labarre, and Sirven, declaimers.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
Example Sentence:
1  At Thanksgiving dinners, our grandfather used to declaim his right, as the eldest, to sit at the head of the table.
2  It is not a sign of humility to declaim against pride.
3  These lines make far more sense when declaimed than when simply read out.
4  Brutus declaimed from the steps of the Roman senate building.
5  She wrote a book declaiming against our corrupt society.