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voluble
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
marked by a ready flow of speech
  • In midnight volubility Martin and Leora sputtered their affection for him, and saw their Wheatsylvania venture as glory and salvation.
    Chapter 11 (88% in)
  • She considered herself a superb tennis player; she played it with energy and voluble swoopings and large lack of direction.
    Chapter 3 (35% in)
  • He was to placate voluble voters who came in to complain of everything from the smell of sewer-gas to the midnight beer parties of neighbors; he was to dictate office correspondence to the touchy stenographer, who was not a Working Girl but a Nice Girl Who Was Working; to give publicity to the newspapers; to buy paper-clips and floor-wax and report-blanks at the lowest prices; to assist, in need, the two part-time physicians in the city clinic; to direct the nurses and the two sanitary...
    Chapter 19 (41% in)

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