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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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perorationper‧o‧ra‧tion /ˌperəˈreɪʃən/ noun [countable]  1 technicalAL the last part of a speech, in which the main points are repeated2 formalTALK/MAKE A SPEECH a long speech that sounds impressive but does not have much meaning
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perorationEqually sudden a peroration of chatter from a local mockingbird broke the silence.And so when Drabik delivered her marvelous peroration on Shakespeare, I had to wonder how many students got it.However his ringing peroration struck most of those present as being ridiculous, and many laughed aloud.There was not much else on offer in the leader's peroration to feed the faithful.
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