philippic

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any of the discourses of Demosthenes against Philip of Macedon, defending the liberty of Athens
any tirade or declamation full of bitter condemnation
{n} an invective, a tart declamation
{i} harshly condemnatory speech, speech that attacks and denounces, tirade
Any one of the series of famous orations of Demosthenes, the Grecian orator, denouncing Philip, king of Macedon
Hence: Any discourse or declamation abounding in acrimonious invective
a strong angry speech publicly attacking someone
philippics
plural of philippic
philippic

    Silbentrennung

    phi·lip·pic

    Türkische aussprache

    fîlîpîk

    Aussprache

    /fəˈləpək/ /fɪˈlɪpɪk/

    Etymologie

    [ f&-'li-pik ] (noun.) 1592. Latin philippicus, from Greek φιλιππικος, from Φιλιππος, literally ‘lover of horses’, from φιλο- + ίππος ‘horse’.
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