lecture

Part of speech: noun

Lecturer.

Part of speech: verb

To deliver lectures to; reprimand; deliver a formal discourse.

Part of speech: noun

A discourse; formal reproof.

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Usage examples "lecture":

  1. " You dare to lecture me," said the Man, " me, the heir of all the ages, as the poet called me. - "The Mahatma and the Hare", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. In any case, I can give my lecture again any time, but none of us may ever have another opportunity of hearing Colonel Ray. - "The Betrayal", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. Every audience has a different temperature, and that makes a lecture go differently before every audience. - "The University of Hard Knocks", Ralph Parlette.