Recapitulation vs Perorate - What's the difference?

recapitulation | perorate |


As a noun recapitulation

is a subsequent brief recitement or enumeration of the major points in a narrative, article, or book.

As a verb perorate is

to speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue.

recapitulation

Noun

(en noun)
  • A subsequent brief recitement or enumeration of the major points in a narrative, article, or book.
  • (music) The third major section of a musical movement written in sonata form, representing thematic material that originally appeared in the exposition section.
  • (biology) The reenactment of the embryonic development in evolution of the species.
  • (theology) The symmetry provided by Christ's life to the teachings of the Old Testament; the summation of human experience in Jesus Christ.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 144:
  • one would expect God's final purpose to be expressed in his created world, since the doctrine of recapitulation showed that this is where his plans had worked out before.

    Synonyms

    * (subsequent enumeration of the major points) summary

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    perorate

    English

    Verb

    (perorat)
  • To speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue.
  • To make a peroration; to make a formal recapitulation at the end of a speech.