[ UK /dɪklˈæmətəɹˌi/ ]
  1. ostentatiously lofty in style
    a man given to large talk
    tumid political prose
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How To Use declamatory In A Sentence

  • No less futile were it to waste declamatory tears upon the strife of absolutism with new-fledged democracy, or to vaticinate a reign of socialistic terror for the immediate future. Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2 The Catholic Reaction
  • Pazira and Hassan Tantai (who plays the doctor) speak in a flat, declamatory fashion that shows lack of experience, or the time to develop a certain level of performing skill.
  • In Mozart and Salieri he wrote in a highly expressive declamatory idiom, while in Tsarskaya nevesta he used traditional forms and smooth melodies.
  • These pieces are the perhaps most conventionally dramatic, although Sedayne's declamatory vocals may not be to every listener's taste.
  • Davis's verse is characterized by robust statements of urban themes, a fierce social consciousness, a strong declamatory voice, and an almost rabid racial pride.
  • He had chosen this work, he said, because the declamatory style was framed in imitation of the eastern authors. Chapter 13
  • The "Sho 'nuff" is not declamatory now; not fully interrogatory, either; circumflexed.) "Our leader - (" Yes?) - is the man - Deadspin
  • The later, post-World War II version of this genre featured explosive, distorted electric guitar work, thunderous drumming, and fierce, declamatory vocals.
  • The arias contained in the work are dominantly of two types, the aria di bravura, with rich coloratura elements, and the aria parlante, in declamatory vocal style.
  • Rebels like Katharine Hamnett have made a name for bold, declamatory statements.
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