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Word: tirade

Definition: long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation


Sentences Containing 'tirade'

9), 1938 Goebbels delivered a fiery anti-Semitic tirade in Beuthen with a call for vengeance, just after the Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass).
Lost Language also had two off shoot sub-labels: Solaris Recordings, which is still actively releasing material, and Tirade Recordings, which had a short run only releasing remixes of one of Hooj Choons most popular releases "Stage One" by John Graham's moniker Space Manoeuvres.
On Monday, September 25, 2006, following a Michigan State University football loss against Notre Dame—a game in which his alma mater blew a sixteen point fourth-quarter lead—Valenti went off on a twelve-minute on-air tirade ripping into the Spartans for their poor showing.
One such criticism was Stubbs tirade against William Rufus whose character was much-maligned by the chroniclers perhaps due to his opposition to Gregorian reforms during his reign which led to Archbishop Anselm going into exile.
She can be seen, but not heard, nor can she hear, she simply minds her business and carries out your orders in a jiffy.Laurie was a Scottish carpenter who made his "Lazy Susan" to the design of a Hingham-area lady; finishing the device too late for her to present it as a gift, Laurie received an abusive tirade and then, asked for the price, "told her it wasn’t for sale, though of course it is".
Surprisingly for a blaxploitation movie of this time period and despite its title, "Blackenstein" features little if any overt displays of racism, with even the angry tirade the white orderly directs toward the bedridden Eddie motivated more by bitter jealousy about not being able to join the army than any form of bigotry.

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