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expressive

adjective uk   us   /ɪkˈspres.ɪv/
C2 showing what someone thinks or feels: an expressive face expressive handsbe expressive of sth formal showing a particular feeling: The final movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is expressive of joy.
expressively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She danced the part of Giselle very expressively.
expressiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “expressive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 富於表情的, 有表現力的…
in Russian выразительный…
in Turkish anlamlı, dokunaklı, duygulu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富于表情的, 有表现力的…
in Polish ekspresywny, wyrazisty, sugestywny…
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