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English noun: rant

1. rant (communication) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

Synonymsharangue, ranting

Broader (hypernym)declamation

Narrower (hyponym)screed

2. rant (communication) pompous or pretentious talk or writing

Synonymsblah, bombast, claptrap, fustian

Broader (hypernym)grandiloquence, grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric

English verb: rant

1. rant (communication) talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

ExamplesSam and Sue rant

Synonymsjabber, mouth off, rabbit on, rave, spout

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

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