Synonyms of declaim in English:


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1‘he spoke like a preacher declaiming from the pulpit’


make a speech, give an address, give a talk, give a lecture, make an oration, deliver a sermon, give a sermon

speak, hold forth, orate, pronounce, preach, lecture, sermonize, moralize

informal sound off, mouth off, spiel, spout, speechify, preachify, jaw

rare perorate

2‘they loved to hear him declaim poetry’


recite, say aloud, read aloud, read out loud, read out

quote, deliver, render

informal spout

rare bespout

3‘he declaimed against the evils of society’


speak out, protest strongly, make a protest, make a stand, rail, inveigh, fulminate, rage, thunder

rant about, expostulate about, make a fuss about, express disapproval of

condemn, criticize, castigate, attack, decry, disparage

informal mouth off about, kick up a stink about, go on about

rare vociferate