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speechify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspeechifyspee‧chi‧fy /ˈspiːtʃɪfaɪ/ verb (speechified, speechifying, speechifies) [intransitive] informal 🔊 🔊 TALK/MAKE A SPEECHto make speeches in a way that makes you seem important – used to show disapproval→ See Verb table
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speechifyLocal officials will speechify on Friday, followed by amateur talent performances.
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Verb table
speechify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyspeechify
he, she, itspeechifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyspeechified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave speechified
he, she, ithas speechified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad speechified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill speechify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have speechified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam speechifying
he, she, itis speechifying
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you, we, theyare speechifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas speechifying
you, we, theywere speechifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been speechifying
he, she, ithas been speechifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been speechifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be speechifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been speechifying
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