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- n. Plural form of speechification.
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Now he equivocates and avoids, much like the politicians he's bemoaned in the past, even while he himself hems and haws -- and we count all the "uhs," "ums" and "ems" in his once flawless speechifications.
Maybe you don't remember the 24/7 news coverage, the marches, the protests, the speechifications by the good right revs?
Around one of the antique columns of this basilica -- which once beheld the splendors and crimes of the Caesars 'palace -- a staging is erected, from which little maidens are reciting, with every kind of pretty gesticulation, sermons, dialogues, and speechifications, in explanation of the _Presepio_ opposite.