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Wordnet 3.0


1. expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively;
- Example: "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"
- Example: "silver speech"
[syn: eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eloquent \El"o*quent\, a. [F. ['e]loquent, L. eloquens, -entis, p. pr. of eloqui to speak out, declaim; e + loqui to speak. See Loquacious.] 1. Having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher. [1913 Webster] O Death, all-eloquent! You only prove What dust we dote on when 't is man we love. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

eloquent adj 1: expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech" [syn: eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver- tongued, smooth-spoken]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "eloquent": Ciceronian, Demosthenian, Demosthenic, Tullian, affecting, ardent, articulate, cogent, convincing, declamatory, effective, elocutionary, expressive, facile, facund, felicitous, fervent, fervid, fluent, forceful, forensic, free-speaking, free-spoken, glib, graphic, high, impassioned, impressive, incisive, indicative, lofty, loud-speaking, loud-spoken, meaningful, oratorical, outspoken, passionate, persuasive, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, poignant, potent, powerful, pregnant, revealing, rhetorical, rich, sententious, significant, silver, silver-tongued, slick, smooth, smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued, soft-speaking, soft-spoken, speaking, spellbinding, striking, suggestive, talkative, talking, telling, touching, trenchant, true-speaking, vivid, vocal, voluble, well-spoken