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Emotional IntensityPlay
Ranting usually shows strong emotions or frustration, often in a public or dramatic way. SlideDuring the meeting, Tom couldn't help but rant about the new policy.
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Not Always NegativePlay
While often negative and angry, 'rant' can be used humorously or exaggeratedly among friends. SlideShe ranted about her favorite show's season finale with a smile.
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Potentially DismissivePlay
Describing someone's speech as a 'rant' might suggest you think it's unreasonable or not worth listening to. SlideHe dismissed her complaints as 'just another rant.'