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5 Matching Questions

  1. obloquy
  2. discourse
  3. oration
  4. bombastic
  5. parlance
  1. a noun: a formal speech
  2. b noun: a formal debate or discussion with the enemy; parley
  3. c adjective: grandiloquent; using lofty or pompous words
  4. d noun: a speech against someone; a censure; a public reproach
  5. e noun: a formal verbal exchange or dialogue

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. noun: a bombastic, ranting speech or writing
  2. noun: one who takes part in a dialogue; one who asks questions
  3. noun: an extended speech with harsh, censorious language
  4. noun: the art of speaking or writing effectively
  5. verb: to talk extravagantly on a subject

5 True/False Questions

  1. panegyricnoun: the art of speaking or writing effectively

          

  2. parley (noun)noun: a formal debate or discussion with the enemy: parlance

          

  3. spielnoun: a sermon; a religious discourse, an inspirational catch phrase; platitude

          

  4. elocutionnoun: a style of speaking or phrasing

          

  5. circumlocutionnoun: speaking in round-about expressions; beating around the bush; not getting to the point

          

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