lecture


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lecture

(Speak), verb address, comment, deliver an address, discuss, elucidate, give a talk on, instruction, preeare comments, prepare a disclosure on, present, present information on, remonstrate, speak on, talk on, teach
Associated concepts: continuing legal education

lecture

(Admonish), verb berate, chide, correction, discipline, dress down, excoriate, harangue, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, scold, teach, teach an exxmple to, tear into, tongue-lash, upbraid
See also: address, charge, criticism, declaim, declamation, discourse, harangue, inculcate, instruct, instruction, objurgation, peroration, rebuke, recital, recite, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, speech, teach
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If he elects to work, he finds a large list of lectures to choose from.
Requests to repeat his lecture came to Bell from Cyrus W.
Several of the audience, not being much interested in the missionary's narrative, here left the car; but Elder Hitch, continuing his lecture, related how Smith, junior, with his father, two brothers, and a few disciples, founded the church of the "Latter Day Saints," which, adopted not only in America, but in England, Norway and Sweden, and Germany, counts many artisans, as well as men engaged in the liberal professions, among its members; how a colony was established in Ohio, a temple erected there at a cost of two hundred thousand dollars, and a town built at Kirkland; how Smith became an enterprising banker, and received from a simple mummy showman a papyrus scroll written by Abraham and several famous Egyptians.
Of course you will let the Other Professor lecture as well?
Scraps of popular songs were chorused with an enthusiasm which was a strange prelude to a scientific lecture, and there was already a tendency to personal chaff which promised a jovial evening to others, however embarrassing it might be to the recipients of these dubious honors.
They lecture our shortcomings unsparingly, and every night they call us together and read to us chapters from the Testament that are full of gentleness, of charity, and of tender mercy; and then all the next day they stick to their saddles clear up to the summits of these rugged mountains, and clear down again.
He will no more than pay the price of listening to a lecture for any atrocity he commits.
It was not much that Ruth wanted to say - merely that Norman had been going to take her to a lecture that night, but that he had a headache, and she was so disappointed, and she had the tickets, and that if he had no other engagement, would he be good enough to take her?
The most valuable feature of the lecture was the disclosure of the methods of the Hindu jugglers in their famous performances, familiar in the mouths of travelers.
Malaria still festered in me and put me on my back in shivering delirium at the most unexpected moments, compelling me to cancel a double lecture tour which had been arranged.
The parson now began to triumph in the success of his peace-making endeavours, and proceeded to read a lecture against anger, which might perhaps rather have tended to raise than to quiet that passion in some hasty minds.
The work has been given in the form of lectures both in London and Peking, and one lecture, that on Desire, has been published in the Athenaeum.