[ US /ˈdaɪəˌtɹaɪb/ ]
[ UK /dˈa‍ɪətɹˌa‍ɪb/ ]
  1. thunderous verbal attack
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How To Use diatribe In A Sentence

  • The book is a sustained diatribe questioning Churchill's actions from the early 1930s through 1941.
  • He frequently used such commonplace devices as rhetorical questions and other characteristic elements of diatribes.
  • Genevieve was aware only of the diatribe; she knew a flood of abuse was pouring from the lips of the Jewess, but she was too stunned to hear the details of the abuse. Chapter 2
  • Author, Alan Baxter, didn't go on his own diatribe, but he clued me in to an Obscenity Ruling by The Onion. Archive 2010-05-01
  • Launching into a diatribe against your rivals, or framing your case calmly while making it plain you understand the other fellow's points of view? Times, Sunday Times
  • He has been the subject of much criticism, several recall attempts and diatribes because of what is described as arbitrary and arrogant behavior, peremptory statements and decisions.
  • For this was the unfortunate moment which he chose to launch another of his impassioned diatribes at the worldliness, the luxury, the intrigues, the meretricious bedizenment of wealthy and high-born women. Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom
  • If the original film was something of a feminist diatribe, the undercurrent of the remake is plainly reactionary.
  • Matt must be doing something right to incite such an ill-tempered F-word peppered diatribe. Sound Politics: "Laramie Project:" Get Me Re-Write
  • As well as frequent mentions of Club Med, Platform contains a few diatribes against the Guide du Routard, France's backpacker alternative to the Michelin guides.
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