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  • eloquent — eloquently, adv. eloquentness, n. /el euh kweuhnt/, adj. 1. having or exercising the power of fluent, forceful, and appropriate speech: an eloquent orator. 2. characterized by forceful and appropriate expression: an eloquent speech. 3. movingly… …   Universalium

  • eloquent — I adjective articulate, calculated to stir, communicative, compelling, convincing, disertus, effective, eloquens, expressive, flowing, fluent, forceful, full of feeling, full of meaning, full of substance, graceful, impassioned, impressive,… …   Law dictionary

  • eloquent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin eloquent , eloquens, from present participle of eloqui to speak out, from e + loqui to speak Date: 14th century 1. marked by forceful and fluent expression < an eloquent preacher… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eloquent — /ˈɛləkwənt / (say eluhkwuhnt) adjective 1. having or exercising the power of fluent, forcible, and appropriate speech: an eloquent orator. 2. characterised by forcible and appropriate expression: an eloquent speech. 3. movingly expressive:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • African American literature — ▪ literature Introduction       body of literature written by Americans of African descent. Beginning in the pre Revolutionary War period, African American writers have engaged in a creative, if often contentious, dialogue with American letters.… …   Universalium

  • South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …   Universalium

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …   Universalium

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

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