We busted into houses with shotguns, cleaned up decapitated bodies, harangued local authorities.
So he had demos made and touted them round the record companies; he pleaded and spieled and harangued.
Ayesha, mounted on a camel, advanced to the walls and harangued those assembled on the battlements.
He harangued the Indians, and exhorted them to demolish the fort.
He sat listless, almost sullen while Andrews harangued the team between the halves.
Thence she harangued them for some moments, commanding them to allow the soldiers to depart.
Then, with wonderful self-possession, he harangued them on the merits of his medicines.
And then to hear how he harangued the people and abused the aristocracy.
Col. Scott, mounting a log in front of his troops, harangued them in a strain worthy of the days of chivalry.
According to military precedent, he first harangued his followers.
mid-15c., arang, Scottish (in English from c.1600), from Middle French harangue (14c.), from Italian aringo "public square, platform," from a Germanic source ultimately from or including Proto-Germanic *ring "circular gathering" (see ring (n.1)). Perhaps it is ultimately from Gothic *hriggs (pronounced "hrings"), with the first -a- inserted to ease Romanic pronunciation of Germanic hr- (cf. hamper (n.)). But Barnhart suggests a Germanic compound, hari-hring "circular gathering," literally "army-ring."
1650s, from French haranguer, from Middle French harangue (see harangue (n.)). Related: Harangued; haranguing.