[per-uh-reyt] /ˈpɛr əˌreɪt/
verb (used without object), perorated, perorating.
to speak at length; make a long, usually grandiloquent speech.
to bring a speech to a close with a formal conclusion.
to speak at length, esp in a formal manner
to conclude a speech or sum up, esp with a formal recapitulation
c.1600, back-formation from peroration, or else from Latin peroratus, past participle of perorare. Related: Perorated; perorating.
[per-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌpɛr əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a long speech characterized by lofty and often pompous language. 2. Rhetoric. the concluding part of a speech or discourse, in which the speaker or writer recapitulates the principal points and urges them with greater earnestness and force. /ˌpɛrəˈreɪʃən/ noun 1. (rhetoric) the conclusion of a speech or […]
- Per os
per os (pər ŏs) adv. By way of the mouth, as in the administration of medication.
[per-uh-tahy-nuh s, -tee-] /ˌpɛr əˈtaɪ nəs, -ˈti-/ noun 1. (“Magnus Magister”) fl. late 12th to early 13th century, French composer.
[la pey-rooz] /la peɪˈruz/ noun 1. Jean François de Galaup [zhahn frahn-swa duh ga-loh] /ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa də gaˈloʊ/ (Show IPA), 1741–88, French naval officer and explorer.