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audible
to be heard
Dog whistles are too high pitched to be ___ to human ears.
coherence
logical, orderly and clearly connected
Because Josie's presentation lacked ___ the audience did not understand her main point.
digress
to stray from the main subject
The sportscaster _____ from calling the game and started to talk about the high cost of tickets.
eloquent
powerful speaker or writer
The United Nations speaker made an ___ plea for peace.
garble
to miX up or confuse so as to make unclear
He ___ his words every time he tried to talk to girls.
impromptu
without preparation or rehearsal
At the awards ceremony, the crowd urged the singer to give an ___ performance.
orator
a skilled public speaker
Stephen Douglas was a great ___ who debated Abe Lincoln in an 1858 U.S. Senate race.
proclaim
to announce publicly; to make clear or plain
We have a winner! ___ the announcer. OR She ___ her allegiance to the team by wearing green and gold to the game.
reiterate
to say or do again; to repeat
The teacher ___ the directions for the assignment to make sure that every student understood what to do.
terse
brief
"No" was the spokesman's ___ reply to the reporter's long question.