verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of declaim
OTHER WORDS FROM declaimde·claim·er, nounun·de·claimed, adjectiveun·de·claim·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH declaimdeclaim disclaim
Words nearby declaim
Example sentences from the Web for declaimer
Mr. H. said, he never was a declaimer in favor of what gentlemen meant by the rights of man.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
One may be a great orator, according to the usual acceptation of the term "great," and yet be only a declaimer and a rhetorician.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson|Thomas Jefferson
Motley came to Round Hill, as one of his schoolmates tells me, with a great reputation, especially as a declaimer.Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
One really talked better standing up, and the gestures of the orator or declaimer only gained a more ample scope.Vie de Bohme|Orlo Williams
There he was well-educated, especially in rhetoric, and acquired a reputation as a declaimer in Greek and Latin.A History of Roman Literature|Harold North Fowler