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Meaning of MANNER OF SPEAKING

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"
 
 Synonyms: delivery, speech
 
 See Also: address, catch, elocution, expressive style, inflection, modulation, paralanguage, paralinguistic communication, prosody, shibboleth, style, tone, tone of voice, tongue

 

 

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 Related Terms: adjectival phrase, affectation, asiaticism, clause, command of language, construction, device, euphuism, exaggeration, expression, expression of ideas, fashion, feeling for words, figurative language, figurativeness, figure, figure of speech, floridity, flourish, flower, flowery style, form of speech, grace of expression, grandiloquence, headed group, idiom, idiotism, image, imagery, inflation, literary style, locution, manner, mannerism, mode, mode of expression, nonliterality, nonliteralness, noun phrase, ornament, paragraph, peculiar expression, peculiarity, period, personal style, phrasal idiom, phrase, purple passage, rhetoric, sense of language, sentence, set phrase, standard phrase, strain, style, stylistic analysis, stylistics, syntactic structure, term, the grand style, the plain style, the sublime, timbre, tone, tone of voice, trick, trope, turn of expression, turn of phrase, usage, utterance, vein, verb complex, verb phrase, verbalism, voce, voice, voice qualifier, voice quality, way, way of saying, way of speaking, word-group
 

 

 

 

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