[per-uh-REY-shuhn]

noun

A long speech characterized by lofty and often pompous language.

Quit the peroration, dickwad, and hand me my walking papers.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Peroration.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/peroration. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “peroration”, accessed January 21, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/peroration.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Peroration. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/peroration


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