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1‘he was born deaf and without the power of speech’
speaking, talking, verbal communication, verbal expression, articulation
2‘her speech was slurred’
diction, elocution, manner of speaking, articulation, enunciation, pronunciation
utterance, words, phraseology, talk
3‘an after-dinner speech’
talk, address, lecture, discourse, oration, disquisition, peroration, declamation, deliverance, presentation
harangue, diatribe, tirade, rant
monologue, soliloquy, recitation
North American salutatory
rare allocution, predication, philippic
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