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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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So this German attends only the lectures which belong to the chosen branch, and drinks his beer and tows his dog around and has a general good time the rest of the day.
I can only give short lectures now because I am very young, and besides Ben Weatherstaff would feel as if he were in church and he would go to sleep.
Very slowly these lectures, and the tireless activity of Hubbard, pushed back the ridicule and the incredulity; and in the merry month of May, 1877, a man named Emery drifted into Hubbard's office from the near-by city of Charlestown, and leased two telephones for twenty actual dollars--the first money ever paid for a telephone.
He took with him a bag in which were many instruments and drugs, "the ghastly paraphernalia of our beneficial trade," as he once called, in one of his lectures, the equipment of a professor of the healing craft.
She therefore used to hold lectures in Boston once or twice a week, at which most of the women attended.
Fortunately, he gave his discourses somewhat of the progressive character of lectures, leading his listeners on, as it might be step by step, in a way to render all easy to the commonest understanding.
I have known young ladies, much better educated, and with an outward world diversified by instructive lectures, to say nothing of literature and highly-developed fancy-work, who have spun a cocoon of visionary joys and sorrows for themselves, just as Penny did.
and for the extraordinary, after giving certain elementary lectures on the subject, the sheriff was obliged to trust to the ingenuity of the major-domo.
Little Penn was so genuinely pained when Harvey made fun of Salters's lectures that the boy gave it up, and suffered in polite silence.
It was transient: cleared away in an instant; but Anne could imagine she read there the consciousness of having, by some complication of mutual trick, or some overbearing authority of his, been obliged to attend(perhaps for half an hour) to his lectures and restrictions on her designs on Sir Walter.
You have degraded what should have been a course of lectures into a series of tales.
Popular lectures are the easiest to listen to, but Mr.