Eloquence



[el-uh-kwuh ns] /ˈɛl ə kwəns/

noun
1.
the practice or art of using language with fluency and aptness.
2.
language or discourse:
a flow of eloquence.
/ˈɛləkwəns/
noun
1.
ease in using language to best effect
2.
powerful and effective language
3.
the quality of being persuasive or moving
n.

late 14c., from Old French eloquence (12c.), from Latin eloquentia, from eloquentem (nominative eloquens) “eloquent,” present participle of eloqui “speak out,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + loqui “to speak” (see locution). Earlier in same sense was eloquency (mid-14c.).

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