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eloquence

[ el-uh-kwuhns ]
/ ˈɛl ə kwəns /
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noun

the practice or art of using language with fluency and aptness.
eloquent language or discourse: a flow of eloquence.

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Origin of eloquence

1350–1400; Middle English <Anglo-French <Latin ēloquentia.See eloquent, -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM eloquence

non·el·o·quence, nounsu·per·el·o·quence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for eloquence

eloquence
/ (ˈɛləkwəns) /

noun

ease in using language to best effect
powerful and effective language
the quality of being persuasive or moving
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