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eloquent
used in Main Street

4 uses
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Definition
powerful use of language
  • Carol tried to be eloquent regarding honesty of observation.
    Chapter 5 (91% in)
  • Mrs. Bogart spoke of the eloquence of the Reverend Mr. Zitterel, the coldness of cold days, the price of poplar wood, Dave Dyer's new hair-cut, and Cy Bogart's essential piety.
    Chapter 15 (44% in)
  • They were exhilarated to find that they agreed in confession of faith: "People like Sam Clark and Harry Haydock aren't earnest about music and pictures and eloquent sermons and really refined movies, but then, on the other hand, people like Carol Kennicott put too much stress on all this art.
    Chapter 21 (55% in)
  • But she had no desire to read the eloquent little newspaper essays in praise of labor which are daily written by the white-browed journalistic prophets.
    Chapter 24 (53% in)

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