But neither is it a rigorous sociological study or a polemic or a jeremiad.
The Task Force report is a blend of modern bureaucratese and the old Judeo-Christian tradition of the jeremiad.
Huckabee should deliver a jeremiad lambasting Washington for its role in fostering the housing collapse and the Great Recession.
Hanneh Breineh, in a friendly manner, settled herself on the sound end of the bed, and began her jeremiad.
However, here is my jeremiad after all; it seems to have been inevitable!
There was just truth enough in the jeremiad to make it sting.
Now I've done my jeremiad, and I will go on twanging my harp in the "willow tree."
Still other insects, unseen but none the less busy, added to the burden of his jeremiad.
English feeling about Jeremiah has long ago been summed up and stereotyped in the single word "jeremiad."
To-night, however, there were variety and spice with his jeremiad.
1780, from French jérémiade (1762), in reference to "Lamentations of Jeremiah" in Old Testament.