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voluble

[ vol-yuh-buhl ]
/ ˈvɒl yə bəl /
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adjective

characterized by a ready and continuous flow of words; fluent; glib; talkative: a voluble spokesman for the cause.

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Origin of voluble

First recorded in 1565–75; from Latin volūbilis “that turns easily, flowing,” equivalent to volū-, base of volvere “to turn” + -bilis -ble
See fluent.
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British Dictionary definitions for voluble

voluble
/ (ˈvɒljʊbəl) /

adjective

talking easily, readily, and at length; fluent
archaic easily turning or rotating, as on an axis
rare (of a plant) twining or twisting
volubility or volubleness, nounvolubly, adverb
C16: from Latin volūbilis turning readily, fluent, from volvere to turn
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