Meaning of perorate

per•o•rate

Pronunciation: (per'u-rāt"), [key]
— -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
  1. to speak at length; make a long, usually grandiloquent speech.
  2. to bring a speech to a close with a formal conclusion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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