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eloquent
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
powerful use of language
  • He had no money, and no eloquence with which to persuade Lorena to trust him, but he did have a dogged persistence and was prepared to sit in the Dry Bean all night in hope that his evident need would finally move her.
    Chapters 3-4 (81% in)
  • It discouraged her to look out the window at the empty plains and reflect that even if she had the eloquence to write, and the time, she had nothing to write about.
    Chapters 75-76 (36% in)

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