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voluble

vol·u·ble

voluble

 
 
pronunciation:
val y bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by a steady flow of words; fluent; talkative.
Generally quiet, she could become quite voluble after having a glass of wine.He was a voluble speaker who enchanted audiences with his wit and eloquence.
synonyms:
chatty, garrulous, loquacious, talkative
antonyms:
curt, mute, taciturn
similar words:
communicative, conversational, effusive, fluent, gabby, glib, verbose, vocal, wordy
derivations: volubly (adv.), volubility (n.), volubleness (n.)
Word Parts
The word voluble contains the following parts:
-ability, -ibility, -bility, -ubility Latin noun-forming suffix that means ability to do, be, or undergo
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All adjectives ending in "-able," "-ible," "-uble" and "-ble" can combine with the suffix "-ity" to form nouns ending in -ability , -ibility , -ubility , or -bility .