eloquent eloquent  /ˈɛ lə kwənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

Usage(s):

  1. Oh, and it's a comic book Bechdel's breathtakingly, pitilessly smart commentary duets with deliriously eloquent line drawings, as well as letters and maps and literary quotations.
  2. This devout Muslim leader was an impressive and eloquent advocate of tolerance, democracy and human rights.
  3. Every fossil took on a mythical cast as he waxed eloquent about how it revealed some magic moment of our origins.

News

  1. Edward Snowden Is Completely Wrong

    Is he a hero—the most important whistle-blower in U.S. history, as Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg called him? Or is Edward Snowden a flat-out traitor and a very deluded young man? The 29-year-old contractor at the center of the biggest national security scandal in years is eloquent and impressively intelligent, having risen from high school dropout and security guard at the National ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

  2. Applauds the library's Ken Burns event

    What a thrill to see the school's theater filled with so many interested citizens. His natural storytelling ability and eloquent, yet friendly delivery, was one of our most unforgettable moments.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Greater New Milford Spectrum

  3. Letter: Darwin vs. creationism?

    Marianne Ziegler, Bonita Springs: Short and eloquent: "You should only know the God I have seen."
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

Quotes

  1. McCain, who coasted to a win in Wisconsin, said he's now preparing to fight to make sure Americans "are not deceived by an eloquent but empty call for change."
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Action 3 News

  2. "He was a talented and eloquent newsman and storyteller whose special gift was his ability to make the viewers at home genuinely care about more than just who won or lost," Bush said in a statement.
    on Jun 7, 2005 By: President Bush Source: Daily Press

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