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ELOQUENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does eloquence mean? 

ELOQUENCE (noun)
  The noun ELOQUENCE has 1 sense:

1. powerful and effective language

  Familiarity information: ELOQUENCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELOQUENCE (noun)


Sense 1eloquence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Powerful and effective language

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

eloquence; fluency; smoothness

Context examples:

his eloquence attracted a large congregation / fluency in spoken and written English is essential / his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

Hypernyms ("eloquence" is a kind of...):

expressive style; style (a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period)


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