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eloquent

el·o·quent

eloquent

 
 
pronunciation:
e l kwihnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: using words well, in a way that others enjoy hearing or reading.
The crowd applauded loudly after her eloquent speech.
similar words:
effective, flowing, fluent, graceful, poetic
derivations: eloquently (adv.), eloquentness (n.)
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