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articulate

  

      adj  
1    able to express oneself fluently and coherently  
an articulate lecturer     
2    having the power of speech  
3    distinct, clear, or definite; well-constructed  
an articulate voice, an articulate document     
4      (Zoology)   (of arthropods and higher vertebrates) possessing joints or jointed segments  
      vb  
5    to speak or enunciate (words, syllables, etc.) clearly and distinctly  
6    tr   to express coherently in words  
7    intr     (Zoology)   to be jointed or form a joint  
8    tr   to separate into jointed segments  
     (C16: from Latin articulare to divide into joints; see article)  
  articulately      adv  
  articulateness, articulacy      n  
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articulate

  

      adj  
1    clear, coherent, comprehensible, eloquent, expressive, fluent, intelligible, lucid, meaningful, understandable, vocal, well-spoken  
      vb  
2    enounce, enunciate, express, pronounce, say, speak, state, talk, utter, verbalize, vocalize, voice  
3    connect, couple, fit together, hinge, join, joint  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   dumb, faltering, halting, hesitant, incoherent, incomprehensible, indistinct, mumbled, mute, poorly-spoken, silent, speechless, stammering, stuttering, tongue-tied, unclear, unintelligible, voiceless  

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