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synonyms for elocutionary

  • eloquent
  • rhetorical
  • stylistic
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How to use elocutionary in a sentence

Dum recited this poem with fervor and great elocutionary effects and simply convulsed the crowd.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
No year of college life should pass without contributing materially towards the elocutionary equipment of the future preacher.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
As an elocutionary—or, rather, as a dramatic—display, it was looked forward to with the liveliest curiosity.
CHARLES DICKENS AS A READERCHARLES KENT
Do not imagine for a moment that I advocate the neglect of elocutionary graces.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
There is no attempt to rouse the house by elocutionary climaxes or quick-stopping strides.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 103, MAY, 1866VARIOUS
He must have studied the subject a great deal, when you come to think of it, because he assumed an "elocutionary" attitude.
ACRES OF DIAMONDSRUSSELL H. CONWELL
What a delightful elocutionary tour de force Father Temple gave us!
A SPECKLED BIRDAUGUSTA J. EVANS WILSON
Either your Alma Mater is weak along lines of elocutionary training or you do it so little credit you never earned your diploma.
A SPECKLED BIRDAUGUSTA J. EVANS WILSON
We had music, songs, and an elocutionary entertainment; every thing passing off pleasantly.
INCIDENTS OF THE WAR: HUMOROUS, PATHETIC, AND DESCRIPTIVEALF BURNETT
It took some of us twenty years to recover from the fascination of this man's absurd and high falutin' elocutionary sing-song.
A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELOCUTIONARY

  • elocutionary
  • fluent
  • formal
  • oratorical
  • rhetorical
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