Nouns (2)

spiel, monologue
n. a long, tedious, monopolizing speech during a conversation; "I can't stand to hear more of her monologues about health foods."

Verbs (4)

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"

Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (0)

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Fuzzynyms (32)

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"

Synonyms (3)

n. an elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
preaching, sermon
n. a moralistic rebuke; "your preaching is wasted on him"

Antonyms (1)

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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