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Origin of elocution
OTHER WORDS FROM elocutionel·o·cu·tion·ar·y [el-uh-kyoo-shuh-ner-ee], /ˌɛl əˈkyu ʃəˌnɛr i/, adjectiveel·o·cu·tion·ist, noun
Example sentences from the Web for elocution
Dum recited this poem with fervor and great elocutionary effects and simply convulsed the crowd.Vacation with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
No year of college life should pass without contributing materially towards the elocutionary equipment of the future preacher.
As an elocutionary—or, rather, as a dramatic—display, it was looked forward to with the liveliest curiosity.Charles Dickens as a Reader|Charles Kent
Do not imagine for a moment that I advocate the neglect of elocutionary graces.
There is no attempt to rouse the house by elocutionary climaxes or quick-stopping strides.