eloquence

[ el-uh-kwuh ns ]
/ ˈɛl ə kwəns /

noun

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

Origin of eloquence

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

Related forms

non·el·o·quence, nounsu·per·el·o·quence, noun
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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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