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diction

noun

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1 the clear and accurate pronunciation of words especially in public speaking
  • Shakespearean actors with very good diction

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2 the way in which something is put into words
  • the spare diction that is the hallmark of the poetry of Robert Frost

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The first known use of diction was in 1581

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“Diction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diction. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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