the practice or art of using language with fluency and aptness.
eloquent language or discourse: a flow of eloquence.
- non·el·o·quence, noun
- su·per·el·o·quence, noun
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How to use eloquence in a sentence
Essentially, the visual scope symbolically represented how the Celtic god had the power of eloquence and persuasion to bind his followers to him.
It’s about attitude and eloquence and emotion in the ability to touch people.Lee Morgan’s ‘Live at the Lighthouse’ was a masterpiece that turned out to be a farewell | Shannon J. Effinger | August 27, 2021 | Washington Post
If you really want to understand the eloquence, generosity and impossible grace of Charlie Watts just listen for the first time he touches his drums on any Rolling Stones song.Charlie Watts was a gentleman in the world’s most dangerous band | Chris Richards | August 24, 2021 | Washington Post
It’s Wojnarowicz himself who tells his own story, supplemented by remembrances from those who knew him and illuminated by the visual eloquence of his work.‘Wojnarowicz’ burns with a queer icon’s brilliant fury | John Paul King | March 24, 2021 | Washington Blade
That was due, in large part, to the power of the story Meghan and Harry had to tell as well as to their unprecedented eloquence and candor on issues of race and mental health.What Oprah Understands—and the Royals Refuse to Learn—About 21st-Century Celebrity | Judy Berman | March 8, 2021 | Time
Wall Street Journal: “Begley has a great many strengths—concision, eloquence, an eagle eye—and few of the usual shortcomings.”
And Young, once again with admirable eloquence, stands by it.How 'Scandal' Star Bellamy Young Transformed Mellie Into Fans' Favorite Character | Kevin Fallon | April 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As sometime Davos attendee Bill Clinton once said, “Explanation is eloquence.”Obama Wants to Fight Income Inequality…With More Free Trade? | Lloyd Green | January 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He turned his trial into an indictment of apartheid because of his eloquence and passion, but also his training as an advocate.Full Text of President Obama's Eulogy for Nelson Mandela | The Daily Beast | December 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In his speech, Obama provided some evidence that he plans to lead with action—not merely eloquence.All In on Gitmo: Obama Returns to Fight for a Shutdown | Daniel Klaidman | May 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thomas Cooper, an English prelate, died; highly commended for his great learning and eloquence.
He said no more in words, but his little blue eyes had an eloquence that left nothing to mere speech.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
He was the friend of Descartes, and a philosopher; distinguished for his eloquence and as an author.
He warmly espoused the interests of his country, and many important measures were effected by his eloquence.
But our eloquence accomplished p. 107little—some small modification regarding mixed trains, and that was all.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
British Dictionary definitions for eloquence
ease in using language to best effect
powerful and effective language
the quality of being persuasive or moving
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