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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Declamatory


DECLAM'ATORY, adjective

1. Relating to the practice of declaiming; pertaining to declamation; treated in the manner of a rhetorician; as a declamatory theme.

2. Appealing to the passions; noisy; rhetorical without solid sense or argument; as a declamatory way or style.