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tub-thumping

adjective
     
tub-thumping [only before noun] British English
informal trying to persuade people about your opinions in a loud and forceful way:
He is still addressing rallies in his usual tub-thumping, arrogant way.
tub-thumping noun [uncountable]
tub-thumper noun [countable]

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