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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Degree of clarity and distinctness of pronunciation in speech or singing; enunciation.

Usage examples (36)
  • The diction of everyday talk is different from the diction of a formal essay.
  • Is this about intellect or insane skills in diction?
  • Her diction is finely chiselled and at the same time free of mannerism.
  • Wordsworth's purgation of poetic diction is not terroristic in Paulhan's sense. for more
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