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eloquent

adjective

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  1. 1 able to express oneself clearly and well an eloquent writer and speaker, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the founders of the women's rights movement Synonyms of eloquent articulate, fluent, silver-tongued, well-spokenWords Related to eloquent facile, glib, smooth-tongued, voluble; expressive, outspoken, verbal, vocal; blabby, chatty, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, verbose; unfaltering, unhesitatingNear Antonyms of eloquent faltering, halting, hesitant, maundering, mumbling, muttering, sputtering, stammering, stumbling, stuttering; mute, speechless, tongueless, tongue-tied, voicelessAntonyms of eloquent inarticulate, ineloquent, unvocal

  2. 2 clearly conveying a special meaning (as one's mood) in an eloquent gesture, the defeated general was graciously given back his sword at the surrender ceremonies Synonyms of eloquent expressive, meaning, meaningful, pregnant, revealing, revelatory, significant, suggestiveWords Related to eloquent graphic (also graphical), pictorial, vivid; evocative, redolent, reminiscent; sententious, weighty; flavorful, full-bodied, richAntonyms of eloquent unexpressive

  3. 3 very dignified in form, tone, or style President Kennedy's eloquent inaugural address is often credited with inspiring a whole generation Synonyms of eloquent elevated, formal, high-flown, lofty, majestic, stately, toweringWords Related to eloquent affected, bombastic, declamatory, florid, flowery, grandiloquent, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), oratorical, pompous, pretentious, rhetorical (also rhetoric), stilted; Attic, cultured, refined; classy, courtly, fine, graceful, tasteful; aristocratic, genteel, patrician; correct, educated, grammatical, proper; academic (also academical), bookish, learned, literaryNear Antonyms of eloquent casual, colloquial, conversational, informal, nonformal, slangy, unbookish, unliterary, vernacular; coarse, common, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, indecent, lowbred, lowbrow, rough, rough-hewn, rude, tasteless, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar; incorrect, substandard, uneducated, ungrammatical, unlearnedAntonyms of eloquent ineloquent, low, undignified


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