elocute

VERB
  1. declaim in an elocutionary manner
    The poet elocuted beautifully
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How To Use elocute In A Sentence

  • You may teach him to fence, and to dance, and to elocute till he is black in the face; you will never teach him to play "Othello" unless he is an actor. The Idler Magazine, Volume III, June 1893 An Illustrated Monthly
  • And then, after all the bullshit, when he could prevaricate, elocute, circumlocute, and evade no more, he collapsed like a paper bag emptied of air. Stanton Peele: Public Figures Behaving Badly: Charlie Rangel, George Pataki, Sarah Palin
  • But if he would rather hear Kate elocute about it than to lie and listen to the real thing, he's nothing more or less than a nature pirate. The Lookout Man
  • During the debate against Hillary Rodham Clinton, even though he did come across and he did elocute that he was denouncing what the man had said. CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2008
  • The poet elocuted beautifully
  • And then, after all the bullshit, when he could prevaricate, elocute, circumlocute, and evade no more, he collapsed like a paper bag emptied of air. Stanton Peele: Public Figures Behaving Badly: Charlie Rangel, George Pataki, Sarah Palin
  • As an aid to public speaking I was taught to "elocute," and I remember in every mournful detail the occasion on which I gave my first recitation. The Story of a Pioneer
  • At which time, the thing you had to do was dress yourself up, and stand in the middle of the stage, and elocute about various things. Oral History Interview with Jean Cole Hatcher, June 13, 1980. Interview H-0165. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)
  • I continue to elocute where I should be apologizing. Archive 2010-04-01
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