Discourse and Speak

Discourse

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Discourse verb – To give a formal often extended talk on a subject.
Usage example: the guest lecturer discoursed at some length on the long-term results of the war

Speak is a synonym for discourse in words topic. In some cases you can use "Speak" instead a verb "Discourse", when it comes to topics like talk, converse, speak at length. popular alternative
Nearby Words: discoursed, discoursing
Synonyms for Discourse

Speak

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Speak verb – To give a formal often extended talk on a subject.
Usage example: the Mayanists have been invited to speak about their latest archaeological discoveries

Discourse is a synonym for speak in address topic. You can use "Discourse" instead a verb "Speak", if it concerns topics such as words, talk, lecture, converse. popular alternative
Nearby Words: speaker, speaking
Synonyms for Speak
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