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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having the ability to use words well, or express emotion or feeling in lofty and impassioned speech.

Usage examples (38)
  • They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper.
  • I couldn't pronounce the word "eloquent" correctly and I was wearing a black dress I had borrowed from my sister.
  • Webster expressed this concept in eloquent language:
  • /… Her language I knew not, but what her eyes said will forever remain eloquent in its anguish. for more
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