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articulate
used in Light in August

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articulate her ideas
Definition
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)
  • If there is inarticulateness behind it, articulateness is nullified by the immobility of the face itself; if hope or yearning, neither hope nor yearning show.
    Chapter 16 (26% in)

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  • Meanwhile he would see her from a distance now and then in the daytime, about the rear premises, where moved articulate beneath the clean, austere garments which she wore that rotten richness ready to flow into putrefaction at a touch, like something growing in a swamp, not once looking toward the cabin or toward him.
    Chapter 12 (20% in)

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