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tirade

ti·rade

tirade

 
 
pronunciation:
taI reId [or] taI reId
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a long, forceful, or angry speech, often critical or denunciatory in nature; harangue.
When her grandmother saw what she was wearing, she knew she would hear one of her grandmother's tirades about the behavior of young people today.
synonyms:
diatribe, fulmination, harangue, invective, philippic, rant
similar words:
condemnation, denunciation, dressing-down, rebuke, reprimand, scolding, screed
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