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diatribe

di·a·tribe

diatribe

 
 
pronunciation:
daI traIb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a bitter, abusive attack in speech or writing.
The poet's speech became a diatribe against his critics.
synonyms:
denunciation, harangue, screed, tirade, vituperation
similar words:
invective, jeremiad, philippic
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