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Flashcards in Let's Talk About It Deck (19)
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locu, loqu

talk

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circum

around

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verb

word

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e-, ex-

out

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eloquent (adj)

well spoken

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loquacious (adj)

very talkative

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circumlocution (n)

evasive speech, talking around the subject

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colloquial (adj)

conversational, using everyday language

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grandiloquent (adj)

speaking in a pompous manner

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elocution (n)

expressive delivery of public speech

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garrulous (adj)

talkative

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pontificate (v)

to speak pompously

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verbose (adj)

wordy

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verbatim (adj)

word for word

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ineffable (adj)

unable to be expressed in words

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tangential (adj)

only superficially relevant (off topic)

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tout (v)

to promote, or praise energetically

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anecdote (n)

a short and humorous story

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discursive (adj)

straying from the topic