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1. eloquent

adjective. ['ˈɛləkwənt'] expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively.

Synonyms

  • smooth-spoken
  • articulate
  • silver-tongued
  • fluent
  • facile

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • insulator
  • chromatic
  • dull

Etymology

  • eloquens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Eloquent

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  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
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  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
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  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word eloquent


1. Adjective
Don’t worry about being eloquent or coming up with just the right wording.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A letter, no matter how eloquent or persuasive, won't get you very far with the U.S.

Quotes containing the word eloquent


1. In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
- Plato

2. Das Bedürfnis, Leiden beredt werden zu lassen, ist Bedingung aller Wahrheit.(The need to lend a voice to suffering [literally: "to let suffering be eloquent"] is the condition of all truth)
- Theodor W. Adorno, Negative Dialectics

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