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What does declamations mean? #1 (permalink) Mon Feb 18, 2008 13:07 pm   What does declamations mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #84 "Simple Present (1)", question 9

I apologise for the simplicity of these ......... but I want to illustrate the unimaginative nature which Andrew possesses.

(a) declamations
(b) requirements
(c) mentions
(d) statements

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "Simple Present (1)", answer 9

I apologise for the simplicity of these statements but I want to illustrate the unimaginative nature which Andrew possesses.

Correct answer: (d) statements
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What does declamations mean?

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What does declamations mean? #2 (permalink) Mon Feb 18, 2008 14:30 pm   What does declamations mean?
 

Hi Ilma,

A 'declamation' is a formal speech usually made in public and spoken with great emotion and force. The verb 'declaim' is often used to describe a style of acting where the actor delivers a speech in a very forceful way, such as you find in French classical theatre.

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What does declamations mean? #3 (permalink) Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:26 am   What does declamations mean?
 

Thanks Alan, I got it.
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What does declamations mean? #4 (permalink) Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:02 am   What does declamations mean?
 

can you make the aboved sentence easier ? it is hard to get its meaning. thanks
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