[el-uh-kyoo-shuh n] /ˌɛl əˈkyu ʃən/
a person’s manner of speaking or reading aloud in public:
The actor’s elocution is faultless.
the study and practice of oral delivery, including the control of both voice and gesture.
the art of public speaking, esp of voice production, delivery, and gesture
mid-15c., from Late Latin elocutionem (nominative elocutio) “voice production, manner of expression,” in classical Latin, “oratorical expression,” noun of action from past participle stem of eloqui “speak out” (see eloquence).
[ih-loh-dee-uh] /ɪˈloʊ di ə/ noun 1. any of several New World submersed aquatic plants of the genus Elodea, having numerous, usually whorled leaves.
[e-loh-him; Sephardic Hebrew e-law-heem; Ashkenazic Hebrew e-loh-him; in nonliturgical use by Orthodox Jews e-law-keem, e-loh-kim] /ɛˈloʊ hɪm; Sephardic Hebrew ɛ lɔˈhim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌɛ loʊˈhɪm; in nonliturgical use by Orthodox Jews ɛ lɔˈkim, ˌɛ loʊˈkɪm/ noun 1. God, especially as used in the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. /ɛˈləʊhɪm; ˌɛləʊˈhiːm/ noun 1. (Old Testament) […]
[e-loh-hiz-uh m, el-oh-hiz-uh m] /ɛˈloʊ hɪz əm, ˈɛl oʊˌhɪz əm/ noun 1. the worship of or the religious system based on such worship.
[e-loh-hist, el-oh-] /ɛˈloʊ hɪst, ˈɛl oʊ-/ noun 1. a writer of one of the major sources of the Hexateuch, in which God is characteristically referred to as Elohim rather than Yahweh. /ɛˈləʊhɪst/ noun 1. (Old Testament) the supposed author or authors of one of the four main strands of text of the Pentateuch, identified chiefly […]