Harangue vs Ingenuity - What's the difference?
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Harangue is a related term of ingenuity.
As a verb harangue
As a noun ingenuity is
the ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways.
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.
* 1895 , , Ch X:
- The priest took thirty minutes to deliver his harangue on timeliness, making the entire service run late.
- But he continued his harangue without waiting for a reply.
* (tirade or rant): admonition, condemnation, criticism, diatribe, polemic, rant, screed, tirade
To give a forceful and lengthy lecture or criticism to someone.
* 1814 , , Ch XV:
- The angry motorist leapt from his car to harangue the other driver.
- 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."
* admonish, berate, lecture
The ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways.
- The pyramids demonstrate the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptians.
- Poverty is the mother of ingenuity .
Ingenuousness; honesty, straightforwardness.
- Ingenuity is one of the characteristics of a beaver.
- And therefore I apply my selfe to ingenuitie , and ever to speake truth and what I think.