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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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Gall when lecturing, till he made the most starched of diplomatists burst their buttons.
He had tried journalism, he tried lecturing, he planned books which were never written.
He had already begun to publish poetry and newspaper prose, and he now attempted lecturing.
My excuse for not lecturing against the use of tobacco is, that I never chewed it, that is a penalty which reformed tobacco-chewers have to pay; though there are things enough I have chewed which I could lecture against.
But my excellent parent went on lecturing, and then came to coaxing, and began to stroke my hair; and I was getting to feel quite a good boy, but my mischievous brother, who was idling about the room, revived my corruption by suddenly calling out, -
I don't think much of you yet--I wish I could--though you do go talking and lecturing up and down the country to crowded audiences, and are busy with all sorts of philanthropic intellectualism, and circulating libraries and museums, and Heaven only knows what besides, and try to make us think, through newspaper reports, that you are, even as we, of the working classes.
Partly from curiosity and partly from idleness, I went into the lecturing room, which M.