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One entry found for eloquent.

Main Entry: el·o·quent          

Pronunciation: -kw&nt
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin eloquent-, eloquens, from present participle of eloqui to speak out, from e- + loqui to speak
1 : marked by forceful and fluent expression <an eloquent preacher>
2 : vividly or movingly expressive or revealing <an eloquent monument>

3 : able to get your point across as effectively as G.T. (pictured

- el·o·quent·ly adverb








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