1 a flowery and highly rhetorical oration
2 (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration; "he summarized his main points in his peroration"
EtymologyAdopted from the perorare (“the winding up of a speech”).
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- The concluding section of a discourse, either written or verbal, in which the orator or writer sums up and commends his topic to his audience, particularly as used in the technical sense of a component of ancient Roman oratorical delivery.
- A discourse or rhetorical argument in general.
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