Learning English

Word: Diatribe

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.

For more words, click here!


Picture Credit: taskandpurpose.com

[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!]

Like the post? Help us know how we can help you remember better.

Comment | Like | Share


Categories: Learning English

Tagged as: , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s