I am unable to figure out which word to be used to describe a situation of political accusations.

could some one explain how/under which circumstance tirade/diatribe to be used.


A diatribe is a single, often lengthy, angry verbal attack on someone (per Google's definition, for example).

A tirade is not necessarily directed at anyone, it's just an angry expression.

Diatribe would be more relevant if the accusations are directed towards definite targets like specific people or groups.


I think you could use either in most situations but I would argue that "diatribe" implies a longer and/or more formal speech.

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