used in To Kill a Mockingbird
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the act of or ability of clearly expressing with words; or to clearly express with words
The exact meaning of this sense of articulate
depends upon its context. For example:
- "She is articulate and persuasive." — well-spoken (expresses her ideas clearly)
- "She articulated what everyone was thinking." — said aloud
- "After the stroke, she had to learn to articulate her consonants." — speak distinctly (so each word can be understood)
- Suddenly Mayella became articulate.
articulate = expressive with words
- Jem became vaguely articulate: " 'd you see him, Scout? d you see him just standin' there?"
articulate = able to speak
There are no more uses of "articulate" in To Kill a Mockingbird.