Synonyms for loquacity

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And Jukes, silent, marvelled at this display of feeling and loquacity.

After so many failures you have at length succeeded in repressing your loquacity.

Either that, or she had a basic flaw of loquacity that no one else had discovered.

And Jim's silence irritated them far more than Arthur Freet's loquacity.

They did not reply, having their own ideas as to Captain Candage's loquacity.

Once there, the spirits resumed their loquacity, and dubbed me 'Poet of Science.'

But I expected to obtain information from the fountain-head, and checked his loquacity.

One of them was an old servant, possessed of a strong passion for loquacity.

Brougham's loquacity was intolerable, and his conceit immense.

After this bit of loquacity Petersen smiled blissfully—and said no more.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from Latin loquacitatem (nominative loquacitas) "talkativeness," from loquax "talkative" (see loquacious). An Old English word for it was ofersprecolnes.

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