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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiatribedi‧a‧tribe /ˈdaɪətraɪb/ noun [countable] formal  CRITICIZEa long speech or piece of writing that criticizes someone or something very severelydiatribe against a diatribe against contemporary American civilization
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diatribeI read message after message spouting racist doctrines, discriminatory diatribes and personal attacks.And judging by the prodigious pile of diatribes posted in the last year, a lot of folks are taking advantage.They substitute character attack and personal diatribe for principled debate and discussion of the issues.Merton has a previously undreamed of knack of the one-minute, long-winded trainspotter diatribe.
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