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Definition of declamatory:

  1. Characterized by rhetorical display; pretentiously rhetorical; without solid sense or argument; bombastic; noisy; as, a declamatory way or style.
  2. Pertaining to declamation; treated in the manner of a rhetorician; as, a declamatory theme.


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