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Diatribe [Noun]

Sentence: After declaring that he had unified the party in one of the most “love-filled” conventions in political history, Mr. Trump launched an extended diatribe against Mr. Cruz, who pointedly declined to endorse him during his own convention speech on Wednesday and instead urged people to vote their conscience. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

Meaning: An angry verbal attack or writing against someone or something

How To Remember? 

Di-” should remind you of two, and coupled with “-tribe“, try imagining two tribes engaged in a verbal exchange, shouting at the top their voices – incessantly.

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[This is an edited screenshot from the 1987 British-American war Movie – Full Metal Jacket – directed by Stanley Kubrick. If you have not watched it yet, you should!]

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