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      n   the art of public speaking, esp. of voice production, delivery, and gesture  
     (C15: from Latin elocutio a speaking out, from eloqui, from loqui to speak)  
  elocutionary      adj  
  elocutionist      n  
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articulation, declamation, delivery, diction, enunciation, oratory, pronunciation, public speaking, rhetoric, speech, speechmaking, utterance, voice production  

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elocution n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.

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