elocute

verb
el·o·cute | \ ˈeləˌkyüt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of elocute 

: declaim the senator ranted and elocuted but made little impression on the crowd a frail drama superbly acted, and excellently elocutedNew York Times

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