Example sentences for: declaim

How can you use “declaim” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In one of his comedies, the Roman playwright Plautus lets a character declaim in Phoenician on stage.

  • Yet even in this most bizarre of Updike's novels, the guilty hero eventually finds himself sitting primly in a pew, listening to a lady minister declaim on Mary Magdalene and her womanly tears.

  • Declaim that line of transliterated Greek, and you can listen to Homer's cunning selection of words and genitive case capture the twanging release of Ulysses' silver bow.

  • "And they're all going to hell," Abrams did not declaim, "to the extent that we real Jews have a hell, which isn't much.


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