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The art of public speaking or declaiming
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  1. The art of public speaking or declaiming
  2. A style or manner of speaking, especially in public.
Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
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  1. Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
  2. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed:
  3. (Zoology) A slender, tubular, or bristlelike process:
A facial aspect or a look that conveys a special feeling:
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  1. A facial aspect or a look that conveys a special feeling:
  2. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
  3. A putting into words or representing in language
Choice and arrangement of words; diction
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  1. Choice and arrangement of words; diction
  2. The words selected in expressing something, or the style in which words are used.
The act of making phrases.
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  1. The act of making phrases.
  2. The manner in which an expression is phrased.
  3. The manner in which one phrases musical passages
The act, manner, or amount of using; use:
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  1. The act, manner, or amount of using; use:
  2. A particular expression in speech or writing:
  3. The way in which a word, phrase, etc. is used to express a particular idea; customary manner of using the words of a given language in speaking or writing, or an instance of this
A word, phrase, or expression
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  1. A word, phrase, or expression
  2. A particular word, phrase, or expression, especially one that is used by a particular person or group.
  3. A particular style of speech; phraseology
Skill in using language effectively and persuasively.
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  1. Skill in using language effectively and persuasively.
  2. Artificial eloquence; language that is showy and elaborate but largely empty of clear ideas or sincere emotion
  3. A style of speaking or writing, especially the language of a particular subject:
The quality or condition of being fluent, esp. in speech or writing
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  1. The quality or condition of being fluent, esp. in speech or writing
A place for prayer, such as a small private chapel.
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  1. A place for prayer, such as a small private chapel.
  2. A small chapel, esp. one for private prayer
  3. Public speaking marked by the use of overblown rhetoric.
Any of the accepted or standard ways of pronouncing a word, etc.
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  1. Any of the accepted or standard ways of pronouncing a word, etc.
  2. The act or manner of pronouncing syllables, words, and phrases with regard to the production of sounds and the placing of stress, intonation, etc.
  3. A graphic representation of the way a word is spoken, using phonetic symbols.
The way in which parts are joined together
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  1. The way in which parts are joined together
  2. (Music) A particular manner of playing or singing a passage or piece
  3. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation of an important truth.
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  1. The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation of an important truth.
  2. Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards fullness and distinctness or articulation; as, to speak with a clear or impressive enunciation.
  3. That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a proposition is expressed; an announcement; a formal declaration; a statement.
The transfer of goods or interest in goods from one person to another
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  1. The transfer of goods or interest in goods from one person to another
  2. The act or manner of giving a speech, striking a blow, throwing a ball, etc.
  3. The act or manner of speaking or singing:
An interrelated group of nonverbal symbols, signs, gestures, etc. used for communication or expression in a particular art, skill, etc.
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  1. An interrelated group of nonverbal symbols, signs, gestures, etc. used for communication or expression in a particular art, skill, etc.
  2. A list of words and often phrases, usually arranged alphabetically and defined or translated; a lexicon or glossary.
  3. All the words of a language.
Study of set or fixed expressions
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  1. Study of set or fixed expressions
  2. Choice and pattern of words; way of speaking or writing; diction
  3. The style in which words and phrases are used in writing or speech
An excess of words beyond those needed to express concisely what is meant; wordiness
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  1. An excess of words beyond those needed to express concisely what is meant; wordiness
  2. An excess of words for the purpose; wordiness.
  3. Style of expression; diction
The study of language in general or of some particular language or languages; linguistics
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  1. The study of language in general or of some particular language or languages; linguistics
  2. The particular form or manner of selecting and combining words characteristic of a person, group, or profession; form or style of expression in words
  3. A characteristic style of speech or writing:
The specialized vocabulary of a particular field or social group, especially when viewed as unfamiliar:
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  1. The specialized vocabulary of a particular field or social group, especially when viewed as unfamiliar:
  2. (Informal) Language; esp., a dialect, jargon, or special vocabulary that one is not familiar with
  3. Language, especially language peculiar to a particular group or region; jargon or a dialect.
The ability to talk readily, glibly, and convincingly.
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  1. The ability to talk readily, glibly, and convincingly.
  2. Alternative form of gift of the gab.
A particular manner of speaking; idiom:
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  1. A particular manner of speaking; idiom:
  2. A certain way of speaking, of using words, especially when it comes to those with a particular job or interest.
  3. A style or manner of speaking or writing; language; idiom
A manner or style of speech or expression; phraseology
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  1. A manner or style of speech or expression; phraseology
  2. (Linguis.) A group of words that functions as a syntactic unit
  3. A brief, apt, and cogent expression:
Study of set or fixed expressions
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  1. Study of set or fixed expressions
  2. Choice and pattern of words; way of speaking or writing; diction
  3. The style in which words and phrases are used in writing or speech
The act of making phrases.
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  1. The act of making phrases.
  2. The manner in which an expression is phrased.
  3. (Music) The manner in which a phrase is rendered or interpreted.
Words only, without any real meaning; mere verbiage
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  1. Words only, without any real meaning; mere verbiage
  2. The excessive use of words, often with little meaning
  3. An expression in words; a word or phrase.
Words considered as a group, or the manner in which words are used:
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  1. Words considered as a group, or the manner in which words are used:
  2. Words collectively
  3. Wording; diction
Choice and arrangement of words; diction
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  1. Choice and arrangement of words; diction
  2. The words selected in expressing something, or the style in which words are used.
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