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diatribe
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Definition a strongly felt and usually lengthy criticism of something or someone
  • another one-sided, political diatribe not worth listening to
diatribe = a strongly felt and usually lengthy criticism of something or someone
  • But I hear there are pressing reasons for our friend Lawrence's diatribe:
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • diatribe = a strongly felt and usually lengthy criticism of something or someone
  • Mom manufactured a plethora of tears to accompany her long-suffering mother diatribe.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • diatribe = a strongly felt and usually lengthy criticism of something or someone
  • She listened to my diatribe, her expression purposefully blasé.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • diatribe = a strongly felt and usually lengthy criticism of something or someone
  • Trish's diatribe echoed in my ears.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • diatribe = strongly felt criticism
  • There was no lack of passion in his diatribe.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • diatribe = a strongly felt and usually lengthy criticism of something or someone
  • Her arms were folded, her lips were pursed, and she seemed to be chewing her tongue, as though biting back the furious diatribe she longed to throw at Harry.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • diatribe = a strongly felt and usually lengthy criticism of something or someone
  • Ciphus was delivering a diatribe down the shore.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • I'm too far away to make out much, but snatches of her diatribe—the bits in the uppermost register—cut through.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • Mom eavesdrops on Abuela and me then lambastes us with one of her sixty-odd diatribes when she doesn't like what she hears.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • In one of his screeching diatribes he called life a precious gift.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • I'm tipsy enough that my brain isn't bombarding me with a diatribe on how idiotic I am.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • That severity is not diatribe.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • To me, religious scripture sounded just as wacky and zealous as the diatribe Shay had given on the nature of organized religion.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • And after my diatribe, the fans who were complaining on our forums apologized for criticizing Willie and we all made up!
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • There he writes angry diatribes about the world around him.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • He paused, flushed by his diatribe, and fixing on her a look in which resentment was the ingredient she least disliked.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • I don't know what happened between Lamp and here, but he's relaxed now, the circular diatribes put away for the moment.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • T'sung wrenched himself from his diatribe and winked profoundly at Powell.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Group called Diatribe and an album that isn't even out yet called Heart Trips.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack

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