Word – Harangue
Harangue – Word of the day
[noun]: a lengthy and aggressive speech.
[verb]: lecture (someone) at length in an aggressive and critical manner.
Dates back to the 14 century. Has English, French, Italian and German references.
From Scottish arang,
From French harangue,
From Italian aringo,
From German hring
Verb examples – Harangue:
1. The principal was waiting to harangue the defaulters.
2. Tom was harangued by his father for spending heavily on clothes.
3. The wife harangued the husband for hesitating to purchase the diamond jewellery.
4. “Be careful or you will be harangued by the lecturer”.
5. The politician continued to harangue the opposition.
6. The priest harangued the man even after his confession.
7. The teacher harangued the kids who did not do their homework.
8. The policeman harangued a biker for flouting the traffic rules.
9. The social worker harangued the politician for looting the public funds.
Noun examples – Harangue:
1. The politician continued his harangue on the atrocities of the opposition.
2. The saint gave a harangue on the lifestyle of present days.
3. The harangue of the social worker created awareness among the public.
4. Tom’s father gave a harangue because he spent a lot of money.
5. The policemen gave a harangue on the consequences of going on a strike.
6. Jim received his share of Harangue from the principal for misbehaviour.
7. The saint’s harangue did have an impact on the people.
8. The wife paid no attention to the husband’s harangue