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eloquent

adjective

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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

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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

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  • unexpressive
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“Eloquent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eloquent. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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