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circumlocution 

circumlocutory 

the use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language 

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cogent 

cogency 

logical and convincing; appealing to reason 

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discourse 

formal speech or writing 

to speak or write formally, and at lenth 

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falter 

to hesitate or stammer in speech

to move or function in an unsteady way 

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literate 

literacy 

able to read and write; knowledgable; educated 

 

knowledgable; well expressed 

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prattle 

to talk foolishly; to chatter

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raconteur 

a person who tells stories and relates incidents, with skill and wit. 

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sophistry 

sophist 

clever arguments that are misleading or incorrect 

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utterance

utter 

something that is said 

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verbose 

verbosity 

using or containing too many words; exessively wordy 

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the use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language 

circumlocution 

circumlocutory 

13

logical and convincing; appealing to reason 

cogent 

cogency 

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formal speech or writing 

to speak or write formally, and at lenth 

discourse 

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to hesitate or stammer in speech

to move or function in an unsteady way 

falter 

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able to read and write; knowledgable; educated 

 

knowledgable; well expressed 

literate 

literacy 

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to talk foolishly; to chatter

prattle 

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a person who tells stories and relates incidents, with skill and wit. 

raconteur 

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clever arguments that are misleading or incorrect 

sophistry 

sophist 

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something that is said 

utterance

utter 

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using or containing too many words; exessively wordy 

verbose 

verbosity 

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