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Harangue Definition & Synonyms from 601 Words

Harangue definition and synonyms together with antonyms and illustrations from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam used in authentic context. Improve your listening and reading comprehension with the word, harangue.

/həˈræŋ/ (noun & verb)

Harangue definition

Verb: to speak to someone angrily and forcefully, lecture, berate, scold, criticize, condemn, admonish

Noun: diatribe, aggressive speech, polemic, tirade, condemnation, criticism, attack, rant, censure, admonition, scolding


You can harangue someone inside the nation’s highest court, but only if you’re a justice or a lawyer.

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against five people prosecuted for protesting inside the court in 2015, upholding a law the demonstrators argued was unconstitutionally vague in prohibiting “loud” language, or making a “harangue” or “oration.”

Source of example:


praise, encomium

Parts of speech

Noun: haranguer

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