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eloquent (adj)
well spoken
loqu
e
His speech was very eloquent so he won the award
loquacious (adj)
very talkative
loqu
Sarah always gets into trouble for being so loquacious
circumlocution (n)
Talking around the subject
circum
loqu
The mother was using circumlocution when ben was asking her how to do a math problem she did not know
colloquial (adj)
using every day language
loqu
It sounded wierd when the pricipal used colloquial language
grandiloquent (adj)
speaking extravagantly
grand
loqu
ent
The speech was so grandiloquent that i did not understand one word that came out of his mouth.
elocution (n)
expressive delivery of public speech
e
loqu
tion
She used great elocution, which made the simplist words seem important.
benefactor (n)
one who helps or supports another
bene
fact
The billionaire should be being a benefactor, when he is really being selfish and keeping his money to himself
benign (adj)
harmless
bene
Grace was relieved to findout that her tumor was benign.
benevolent (adj)
kind; considerate
bene
vole
Annie recieved the citizentship award for being benevolent.
benediction (n)
an expression of good wishes
bene
George's dad offered a benediction torwards his son before he died.
euphemism (n)
the substitution of an inoffensive term for an offensive one
eu
Instead of calling the man "fat" they used the euphemism "large" to replace it.
eulogy (n)
a praising tribute
eu
logia
At his father's funeral, he said a touching eulogy to remember him as the good man he was.