1Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing: an eloquent speech
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- His life and writings have given eloquent testimony that one may be both a man of science and a man of God.
- The arguments from both sides were eloquent and persuasive, and for some time it seemed that the verdict could go either way.
- The member who spoke before me gave us a very interesting and eloquent speech.
fluent, articulate, expressive, silver-tongued;
persuasive, strong, forceful, powerful, potent, well expressed, effective, lucid, vivid, graphic;
1.1Clearly expressing or indicating something: the touches of fatherliness are eloquent of the real man
Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin eloquent- 'speaking out', from the verb eloqui (see eloquence).
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