spiel, monologue
n. a long, tedious, monopolizing speech during a conversation; "I can't stand to hear more of her monologues about health foods."
v. speak at great length (about something)
v. speak at great length (about something)
spiel, play
v. replay (as a melody); "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"
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talking to, speech, lecture
n. a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
ranting, rant, harangue
n. a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
discharge, empty
v. become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
complete, discharge, dispatch
v. complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
show, render, depict, picture
v. show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
limn, depict, portray
v. make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
present, portray
v. represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
outline, limn, delineate
v. trace the shape of
chalk out, sketch
v. make a sketch of; "sketch the building"
portray, impersonate
v. assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"
n. an elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
preaching, sermon
n. a moralistic rebuke; "your preaching is wasted on him"
n. the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking); "there was a shocked silence"; "he gestured for silence"
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