tirade, philippic, broadside
Meaning: a speech of violent denunciation
Do you understand anything of my tirade, Alyosha?" Ivan laughed suddenly.
All that day Springer sought to avoid talking baseball with any of the fellows, for invariably they spoke of Grant's surprisingly successful performance; and when they did so something like a sickening poison seemed to bubble within the jealous youth, who told himself that he could not long continue to join in this praise, but must soon betray himself by bursting forth into a tirade against the Texan.