elocute

verb el·o·cute \ ˈeləˌkyüt \

Definition of elocute

-ed/-ing/-s
:declaim
  • the senator ranted and elocuted but made little impression on the crowd
  • a frail drama superbly acted, and excellently elocuted
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Origin and Etymology of elocute

back-formation from elocution


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