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Daemon
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harangue

(noun) A speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression; a tirade.

Synonyms: rant

Usage: The coach's angry harangue during halftime somehow managed to motivate the team.
Dialectrum
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving have good reason to harangue intoxicated operators.
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A harangue is more than a speech, louder than a discussion, and nastier than a lecture. It is a verbal attack that doesn't let up, delivered as a verb or received as a noun. Either way, it's pretty unpleasant.

The word harangue developed its modern spelling around 1530, when the word was recorded as harangue in French. The word, meaning a strong, nasty rant, appears to have evolved from the Old Italian word aringa, probably from the word for a public square or place for public speaking. This in turn appears to have evolved from a Germanic word related to ring, as in "circular gathering," which is clearly similar to the Italian meaning.

http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/harangue
Barnacle Barney Bill
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You guys are correct. A harangue is unpleasant to experience but a kanipshin is even worst.
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the teach harangue her student to get to class
Fredric-frank Myers
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I have had more then my share of being on the receiving end of a, "talk" that harangued my attitude towards people, which at times chastised others for their lack of composure. Ah, "so often we see in others, that which we are ourselves...."
elle16
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When humans harangue one another, are they hurting themselves or humanity as a whole?
NeuroticHellFem
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Barnacle Barney Bill wrote:
You guys are correct. A harangue is unpleasant to experience but a kanipshin is even worst.


Kanipshin? Do you mean it's bad to be harangued by worsE to be abused by someone having a conniption?

When you make an assumption, you make an ass of u & umption! - NeuroticHellFem
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