1 a conversation. b talk. 2 the art and manner of speaking and conversing. 3 consecutive speech, either written or unwritten, on a given line of thought. b speech. c treatise. d dissertation. e sermon.
Jacob delivered an enlightened discourse on the merits of legalized prostitution. His reasoning was unassailable, and yet, fell on deaf ears. A church picnic was not the best venue for rational conversation.
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