Pronunciation: (hu-rang'), [key]
—n., v., -rangued, -rangu•ing.
1. a scolding or a long or intense verbal attack; diatribe.
2. a long, passionate, and vehement speech, esp. one delivered before a public gathering.
3. any long, pompous speech or writing of a tediously hortatory or didactic nature; sermonizing lecture or discourse.
to address in a harangue.
to deliver a harangue.
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