elocutionist

NOUN
  1. a public speaker trained in voice production and gesture and delivery
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How To Use elocutionist In A Sentence

  • But the elocutionists, like the rest of the New Rhetorical movement, were doing more than simply borrowing the status of the classical tradition as a foundation for their work.
  • He is not only a senior leader, CEO and leadership coach of his team in excellent enterprise but also a outstanding educator, elocutionist and author of many famous leadership literatures.
  • I remember in particular one extremely talented girl - a gifted elocutionist and actor.
  • Such a criterion has been used by elocutionists and others in attempts to ‘improve’ speech, but without great success: spoken usage that is too ‘prosy’ sounds artificial and perhaps pretentious.
  • Twenty years ago when I was lecturing in America and I read a number of my poems to some audience in one of the eastern states, a woman asked from the end of the hall—I found afterwards that she was a professional elocutionist—‘Why do you read your poetry in that manner, Mr Yeats?’ Later Articles and Reviews
  • I remember in particular one extremely talented girl - a gifted elocutionist and actor.
  • He is not only a senior leader, CEO and leadership coach of his team in excellent enterprise but also a outstanding educator, elocutionist and author of many famous leadership literatures.
  • 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
  • Aiming for a career as an elocutionist or public reader, Puffer graduated with honors in 1893. Savage Peace
  • 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
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