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Meaning of ELOQUENT

Pronunciation:  'elukwunt

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"

ELOQUENT is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: articulate, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\El"o*quent\, a. [F. ['e]loquent, L. eloquens, -entis,
p. pr. of eloqui to speak out, declaim; e + loqui to speak.
See {Loquacious}.]
1. Having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible
   arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective
   manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher.

         O Death, all-eloquent! You only prove What dust we
         dote on when 't is man we love.       --Pope.

2. Adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts
   arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address
   or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are giving an eloquent speech means pleasant news.
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