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noun 
  1. An abusive, bitter denunciation.
  2. A prolonged discourse.
  3. A speech or writing which bitterly denounces something.
The senator was prone to diatribes which could go on for more than an hour.
Etymology: First attested 1581, from Latin diatriba (learned discussion or discourse) < Greek (waste of time, pastime) < - (away) + (to wear or rub).


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