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Philippic

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Noun

1. broadside, philippic, tirade

a speech of violent denunciation

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Philippic

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noun
a bitter or impassioned speech of denunciation; invective

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Philippic

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noun
1. 
any of the orations of Demosthenes against Philip, king of Macedon
2.  [p-]
any bitter verbal attack

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Philippic

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n.
1. Any of the orations of Demosthenes against Philip II of Macedon in the fourth century BC.
2. Any of the orations of Cicero against Antony in 44 BC.
3. philippic A verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, often insulting language; a tirade.

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