Eloquent

Definition of Eloquent

El´o`quent
a.1.Having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher.
O Death, all-eloquent! You only prove
What dust we dote on when 't is man we love.
- Pope.
2.Adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury.

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