Discourse

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Lengthy MonologuePlay
Use 'discourse' when referring to an extended speech which one person dominates. SlideThe professor's discourse seemed unending.
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Subject DepthPlay
'Discourse' implies a deep exploration of a subject, not just a casual chat. SlideHis discourse covered the history of the Roman Empire.