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Definition powerful use of language
  • Her eloquence is unquestioned even amongst those who disagree with her.
eloquence = powerful use of language
  • Her silence was eloquent.
  • eloquent = a powerful use of language
  • She is the most eloquent speaker at the school.
  • eloquent = using language powerfully
  • ...have written about our struggle in eloquent and prophetic terms.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • eloquent = a manner that uses language powerfully
  • Cousin Tom, though not fluent in speech, had inspired me with that desire by his eloquent description of the place.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • eloquent = expressive (using language powerfully)
  • I jumped up and waited for his eloquent words of wisdom.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • eloquent = using language powerfully
  • Thy plainness moves me more than eloquence
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • eloquence = elegant and powerful use of language
  • When the minister spoke from the pulpit with power and fervid eloquence...
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • eloquence = powerful use of language
  • I had no words and no eloquence, and when Ras thundered, "Hang him!" I stood there facing them, and it seemed unreal.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • eloquence = powerful use of language
  • We love eloquence for its own sake, and not for any truth which it may utter, or any heroism it may inspire.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Resistance to Civil Government
  • eloquence = powerful use of language
  • Not a subject on which much eloquence is possible.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • eloquence = powerful use of language
  • This was the unbounded power of eloquence—of words—of burning noble words.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • eloquence = powerful use of language
  • But I forgive you, nevertheless, because it is such eloquent witness to your great love for me.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  A Doll's House
  • eloquent = powerful use of language
  • He hath an eloquent tongue in telling his love?
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • eloquent = powerful use of language
  • My husband, as I have told you, was a distinguished clergyman; one of the most eloquent men of his day.
    Henry James  --  Washington Square
  • eloquent = expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
  • I remember late in his life hearing him fairly eloquent on something which had been suggested to him by one of Fléchier's sermons,
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • eloquent = speaking powerfully
  • The mayor of the village, in delivering the prize to the author of it, made a warm speech in which he said that it was by far the most "eloquent" thing he had ever listened to,
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • eloquent = powerful use of language
  • very witty and eloquent.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Silver Chair
  • eloquent = powerful use of language
  • I have never heard a more eloquent silence.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • eloquent = powerful use of language
  • That they could breathe free, finally, and stand to meet life with the force of dignity and whatever eloquence the heart could call upon.
    August Wilson  --  Fences
eloquence = powerful use of language

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