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10 terms

Week 19

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Circumlocution
(n) the use of roundabout expressions or wordy and indirect language; speech or writing that is wordy or evasive
Discourse
(n) verbal expression in the form of speech or writing; the formal and lengthy discussion of a subject, either written or spoken (v) to speak or write formally and at length; to engage in conversation or discussion
Euphemism
(n) the act or an example of the substitution of an in offensive term for one that is considered offensive, unpleasant, or too direct
Falter
(v) to speak hesitatingly; stammer; to waver in confidence; to move unsteadily; stumble (n) an unsteadiness in speech or action
Literate
(adj) able to read and write; knowledgeable; educated; well-written; polished (n) someone who can read and write; a well-informed, educated person
Prattle
(v0 to talk idly or meaninglessly; babble; to utter in a childish or silly way (n) childish or meaningless sounds; babble
Raconteur
(n) a person who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wit
Reiterate
(v) to say over again; repeat
Utterance
(n) the act of expressing vocally; something that is expressed
Verbose
(adj) using or containing an excessive number of words