to speak at length; make a long, usually grandiloquent speech.
to bring a speech to a close with a formal conclusion.
- per·o·ra·tor, noun
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How to use perorate in a sentence
Men of letters who were men of sense would have smiled and let Perrault perorate.Popular Tales | Charles Perrault
The Greek sought after wisdom; he wanted a man who would perorate and argue and dissertate.Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) | Alexander Maclaren
British Dictionary definitions for perorate
to speak at length, esp in a formal manner
to conclude a speech or sum up, esp with a formal recapitulation
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