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articulate
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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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)
  • Phillips was an amiable man and was, judging by his letters, highly articulate, but he preferred not to speak.
    p. 57.1
articulate = clear in expressing (himself)
  • What followed was a six-week frenzy of killing that defies articulation.
    p. 88.6
articulation = description with words

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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