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peroration

per·o·ra·tion

peroration

 
 
pronunciation:
pe r reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the concluding part of a speech in which there is a summing up of the principal points.
When the prosecutor reached her peroration, she knew she had already won over the jury.
definition 2: a highly rhetorical, flowery, or bombastic speech or manner of speaking.
similar words:
oration
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derivation: perorational (adj.)