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verb (adverb)
(intr) to speak for a long time or in public
(tr) to offer (an attraction or enticement)
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hold forth

Speak in public, especially at great length. For example, Barbara loved to hold forth on the latest discoveries in astronomy. [Second half of 1600s]

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