Definitions for eloquentˈɛl ə kwənt
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eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken(adj)
expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
"able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"
fluently persuasive and articulate
effective in expressing meaning by speech
Origin: eloquens, present participle of eloqui, from e + loqui.
having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher
adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury
Origin: [F. loquent, L. eloquens, -entis, p. pr. of eloqui to speak out, declaim; e + loqui to speak. See Loquacious.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.
Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.
The country has lost one of its most passionate and eloquent voices for the cause of justice.
It's tough watching a good idea lose because its backers are less eloquent or have less clout than its opponents.
With Julian's passing, the country has lost one of its most passionate and eloquent voices for the cause of justice.
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Translations for eloquent
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- فصحى, فصيح, بليغArabic
- изразителен, красноречивBulgarian
- eloqüentCatalan, Valencian
- eloquent, redegewandtGerman
- vakuuttava, kaunopuheinenFinnish
- deas-bhriathrachScottish Gaelic
- loquace, eloquente, pedissequo, articolato, verbosoItalian
- 口八丁な, 三寸な, 爽やか, 雄弁Japanese
- речит, красноречивMacedonian
- welbespraakt, eloquent, welsprekendDutch
- выразительный, красноречивыйRussian
- träffande, talande, vältalig, slående, elokventSwedish
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