[ UK /ɪləkjˈuːʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌɛɫəkˈjuʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture
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How To Use elocution In A Sentence

  • Finally, although delivery once again receives professional attention in the form of elocution, it continues to be seen as auxiliary to rhetoric and is propped up with a multitude of literary exempla.
  • BBC World always seems to have over-educated experts explaining, with beautiful elocution, something utterly insane.
  • His and Hers Polo Boots-by bootmaker John Lobb John Lobb Polo Boots-by bootmaker John Lobb If she really did have elocution lessons and I'm not saying she did, then surely she's had some equine tuition too? Wedding Gifts Unlimited
  • These evenings were sometimes varied by recitations from an elocutionist on board; and a practised clog dancer excited the risibles of the company to the extent that they usually shouted with laughter at his exhibition of flying heels. A Woman who went to Alaska
  • This glitch has it's up-side, because if I can feel like that, then I imagine that's what my own elocution did to my childhood attackers - their resentment was likely borne of a sense of inferiority and discomfort.
  • Miss Webster was not just an elocution teacher; she was also a shopkeeper. LEARNING TO TALK: SHORT STORIES
  • Aiming for a career as an elocutionist or public reader, Puffer graduated with honors in 1893. Savage Peace
  • BBC World always seems to have over-educated experts explaining, with beautiful elocution, something utterly insane.
  • I was always terribly shy and I was sent to what were known as elocution lessons - to get me out of myself.
  • Actually George C. Scott sounds a lot like an Ulster Presbyterian who has lost his faith, moved to England to make his fortune, and taken lessons from an elocutionist, only to quit halfway through the course because he decided it was a waste of money. MESSY KWEZNUZ
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