A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ORATE

Mon, 30 May '22
Deliver a grand message
Sun, 22 May '22
Give an address
Thu, 17 Mar '22
Keynote, e.g.
Wed, 23 Feb '22
Get on a soapbox
Sun, 12 Dec '21
Give an address
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Give one's address
Thu, 30 Sep '21
Hold forth
Tue, 17 Aug '21
Speak grandly
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Speechify
Mon, 10 May '21
Speak from a podium, say
Sun, 28 Mar '21
Deliver a speech