Harangued vs Harangues - What's the difference?

harangued | harangues |


As verbs the difference between harangued and harangues

is that harangued is (harangue) while harangues is .

harangued

English

Verb

(head)
  • (harangue)

  • harangue

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An impassioned, disputatious public speech.
  • A tirade or rant, whether spoken or written.
  • She gave her son a harangue about the dangers of playing in the street.
    The priest took thirty minutes to deliver his harangue on timeliness, making the entire service run late.
  • * 1895 , , Ch X:
  • But he continued his harangue without waiting for a reply.

    Synonyms

    * (tirade or rant): admonition, condemnation, criticism, diatribe, polemic, rant, screed, tirade

    Verb

    (harangu)
  • To give a forceful and lengthy lecture or criticism to someone.
  • The angry motorist leapt from his car to harangue the other driver.
  • * 1814 , , Ch XV:
  • This picture of her consequence had some effect, for no one loved better to lead than Maria; and with far more good-humour she answered, "I am much obliged to you, Edmund; you mean very well, I am sure: but I still think you see things too strongly; and I really cannot undertake to harangue all the rest upon a subject of this kind. There would be the greatest indecorum, I think."

    Synonyms

    * admonish, berate, lecture

    References

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    harangues

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • 1875', W. E. (William Ewart) Gladstone, '''Speeches of Pope Pius IX.''' page 4 - ''It can hardly be policy, it must be a necessity of his nature, which prompts his incessant '''harangues .
    1997', Kevin Starr, '''Endangered Dreams: The Great Depression in California''' page 11 - ''Or perhaps Hull merely rewrote Kearney's incoherent '''harangues , polishing their language, heightening their ferocity, after they were delivered?

    Verb

    (head)
  • (harangue)
  • Usage notes

    Note that the object of the plural is the speeches being made, not the number of recipients of the speech. ----