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enunciate

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Definition state ideas clearly
  • "Prejudice," she enunciated carefully.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
enunciated = said
  • That same question was being put even more searchingly to Johnnie by somebody else at the instant when Mandy enunciated it.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • She took hold of the front of his shirt, leaned in closely, and said, enunciating each word clearly, "That wasn't you.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Still enunciating her words loudly and clearly, she says, "It's not just stubborn, Lena.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • A calm, subdued triumph, blent with a longing earnestness, marked his enunciation of the last glorious verses of that chapter.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • RADIO MAN Excuse me, Mr.—uh, Colonel Brady; would you ... uh ... point more in the direction of the enunciator...?
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • Again I pronounce the numbers carefully, enunciating with precision.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • She used elaborate gestures and spoke very clearly, enunciating every word.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • Ya khochu chto-by Shirli prinyala eto, said Gyuri, a sentence so plain and so earnestly enunciated that even I, with my lousy Russki, understood it.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • "It is always terrible when the promise of months is destroyed in a moment," enunciated Miss Bartlett.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • "There was an anonymous tip that you stole a car," he enunciated slowly.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • The enunciation of the veteran warrior had been calm, but distinct, and decided.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • "Yes," the queen repeated after him, enunciating the word clearly.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • Maternally, "I think it's extremely nice of you to want to be trained in—in enunciation by a stage-director.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Ryan sat back and spoke slowly, enunciating his words as if they contained the brittle truth.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan's Daughters
  • He bore himself with a certain grace, complimented little children and spoke with a neat enunciation.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • She enunciates each word carefully, as if it's a speech she has memorized.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Enunciating precisely but soundlessly: "There's a white man at the door!
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • "All right," she said, enunciating each word with slow precision.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • I said half aloud, slowly enunciating the words while I lathered my crotch.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice

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