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eloquent (adj)
well spoken
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Loqu, e
She spoke to us very eloquently about her bussiness.
loquacious (adj)
very talkative
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Loqu
Sarah's mom was very loquacious and revealing.
circumlocution (n)
evasive speech; talking around the subject
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circum, loqu
The conversation over Will's bad grade was circumlocuted.
colloquial (adj)
conversational; using everyday language
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loqu
My favorite teacher used colloquial langage, which is very understandable.
grandiloquent (adj)
speaking in a pompous manner
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loqu
The student spoke with grandiloquent words in order to impress the teacher.
elocution (n)
expressive delivery of public speech
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loqu, e
The professer spoke with great elocution.
garrulous (adj)
talkative
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The clique of girls in my Chemistry class were very garrulous during lectures.
pontificate (v)
to speak pompously
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The high priest spoke very pontificatedly about some man's sins.
verbose (adj)
wordy
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Verb
My essays are very verbose.
verbatim (adv)
word for word
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Verb
The student's paper was a verbatimly simular to a popular website quote.
soliloquy (n)
a speech to one's self
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loqu
Romeo had many soliloquies in which he profesed his love towards Juliet.
anecdote (n)
a short and often humerous story
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The anecdote explainingn the peanut's cartoon yesterday was rather comical.
discursive (adj)
straying from the topic
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The frazeled student spoke very discursively about his homework.