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Speeches and parts of speeches - synonyms or related words

speech

noun

a formal occasion when someone speaks to an audience

speech

noun

the words that someone speaks to an audience

talk

noun

an informal lecture about a subject

address

noun

a formal speech given by someone to a group of people, especially as part of an important occasion

monologue

noun

a speech made by someone who talks for a long time and does not let anyone else say anything

public speaking

noun

the activity of speaking formally to large groups of people

maiden speech

noun

the first speech that a politician makes in Parliament after being elected for the first time

screed

noun

a long boring speech or piece of writing

the Pledge of Allegiance

a short speech that US citizens recite (=learn and say), in which they formally promise to be loyal to their country. Children say this every morning in most US schools.

vote of thanks

noun

a formal public speech that thanks someone for something that they have done

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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