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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Old Italian aringa

harangue

verb
     
ha‧rangue [transitive]
to speak in a loud angry way, often for a long time, in order to criticize someone or to persuade them that you are right
harangue somebody about something
He stood on the street corner, haranguing passers-by about the stupidity of the forthcoming war.
harangue noun [countable]

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