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CIRCUMLOCUTION
SPEAKING IN CIRCLES, ROUNDABOUT SPEECH; COMMONLY CALLED BEATING AROUND THE BUSH
COLLOQUIAL
PERTAINING TO COMMON EVERYDAY SPEECH; CONVERSATIONAL
DIFFUSE
SPREAD OUT, NOT CONCISE; WORDY
DIGRESS
TO WANDER OFF FROM THE SUBJECT OR TOPIC SPOKEN ABOUT
ELOQUENCE
ARTFUL EASE WITH SPEAKING; SPEECH THAT CAN IMPACT PEROPLE'S FEELINGS
GARRULOUS
TALKATIVE, LOQUACIOUS
GRANDILOQUENT
USING BIG AND FANCY WORDS WHEN SPEAKING FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPRESSING OTHERS
LOQUACIOUS
VERY TALKATIVE; LIKING TO TALK; GARRULOUS
PRATTLE
T SPEAK ON AND ON IN A SENSELESS AND SILLY MANNER; TO TALK FOOLISHLY
RAMBLE
TO TALK ON AND ON POINTLESSLY WITHOUT CLEAR DIRECTION
RANT
TO TALK VERY LOUDLY, EVEN WILDLY
RHETORICAL
RELATING TO SPEECH THAT IS USED TO PERSUADE OR HAVE SOME EFFECT; INSINCERE IN EXPRESSION
VERBOSE
USING TOO MANY WORDS; WORDY; LONG-WINDED
VOLUBLE
TALKING A GREAT DEAL WITH EASE
LUCID
EASILY UNDERSTOOD, CLEAR