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  • This is yet another masterpiece, even though the tone and diction are all wrong, and the proportions totally off.

  • There was a British woman with a mike who sounded smarter than everyone else, due to her Oxford diction.

    The Day D.C. Went Sane | Howard Kurtz | October 30, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • But give me a comprehensive idea of the place, in your own inimitable unvarnished diction.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • Cibber almost new wrote the whole, and the last act was entirely his in conduct, sentiment and diction.

    The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
  • The critics say that his sublimity of diction is sometimes carried to an extreme, so that his language becomes inflated.

  • Tragedy is a drama in which the diction is dignified, the movement impressive, and the ending unhappy.

    English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
  • He loved a correct and classic diction, and never underrated style, so long as style was not an excuse for poverty of thought.

    The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King

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