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epideictic oratory meaning and definition

EPIDEICTIC ORATORY noun

Definition of epideictic oratory (noun)

  1. a type of oratory used to eulogize or condemn a person or group of people
    • "Pericles' funeral oration for Athenians killed in the Peloponnesian War is a famous example of epideictic oratory"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet