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eloquent

adjective uk   /ˈel.ə.kwənt/ us  
giving a clear, strong message: She made an eloquent appeal for action. The pictures were an eloquent reminder of the power of the volcano.
eloquence
noun [U] uk   /-kwəns/ us  
She was renowned for her eloquence and beauty.
eloquently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He spoke eloquently.
Translations of “eloquent”
in Korean 웅변을 잘 하는…
in Arabic فَصيح…
in Portuguese eloquente…
in Catalan eloqüent…
in Japanese 雄弁な…
in Italian eloquente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雄辯的,有說服力的…
in Russian красноречивый…
in Turkish güzel konuşan, hitabeti kuvvetli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雄辩的,有说服力的…
in Polish elokwentny, wymowny, sugestywny…
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