[ in-el-uh-kwuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈɛl ə kwənt /
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Origin of ineloquent
OTHER WORDS FROM ineloquentin·el·o·quence, nounin·el·o·quent·ly, adverb
Words nearby ineloquent
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Example sentences from the Web for ineloquent
Mr. Henson throws in some not ineloquent remarks about the abolition by Christianity of the gladiatorial shows at Rome.Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
They are often not ineloquent, but the eloquence seems to have passed under the hands of the composition-master.
British Dictionary definitions for ineloquent
/ (ɪnˈɛləkwənt) /
lacking eloquence or fluency of expression
Derived forms of ineloquentineloquence, nounineloquently, adverb
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