ARTICULATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ARTICULATE
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 a.  expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  I found that these people possessed a method of communicating their experience and feelings to one another by articulate sounds.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
2  I soon perceived that although the stranger uttered articulate sounds and appeared to have a language of her own, she was neither understood by nor herself understood the cottagers.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
3  As soon as they entered the house, Marianne with a kiss of gratitude and these two words just articulate through her tears, "Tell mama," withdrew from her sister and walked slowly up stairs.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 46
4  Levin, shaking with sobs and unable to articulate a word, went out of the room.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 18
5  Maximilian tried to speak, but he could articulate nothing; he staggered, and supported himself against the wainscot.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 102. Valentine.
6  He wished to articulate a last farewell, but his tongue lay motionless and heavy in his throat, like a stone at the mouth of a sepulchre.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
7  His voice was shrill, but very clear and articulate; and I could distinctly hear it when I stood up.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
8  He spoke often to me; but the sound of his voice pierced my ears like that of a water-mill, yet his words were articulate enough.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
9  Some of the pigs themselves, however, were more articulate.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter V
10  So furious was he that he was hardly articulate, and when he did speak it was in a much broader and more Western dialect than any which we had heard from him in the morning.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
11  Nikolai Petrovitch tried to articulate something, tried to get up and open his arms.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
12  Vassily Ivanovitch could scarcely articulate the words.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
13  Kennicott was less shocked and much less frightened than Carol, and more articulate in his description of Mrs. Bogart, when she had gone.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
14  His mouth twitched, and his parched tongue seemed unable to articulate.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 13
15  One perceives, without understanding it, a hideous murmur, sounding almost like human accents, but more nearly resembling a howl than an articulate word.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
Example Sentence:
1  A baby cannot use articulate speech.
2  Be careful to articulate your words so that everyone in the room can understand you.
3  The president has been accused of failing to articulate an overall vision in foreign affairs.
4  The teachers help the children to be more articulate about their strengths and weaknesses.
5  It is the school's duty to articulate its practices to parents.
6  Her articulate presentation of the advertising campaign impressed her employers.
7  With all respect, you have made yourself abundantly clear in an informed and articulate manner.
8  The author was trying to articulate that his encrypted file system is effective.
9  The report contains an articulation of the agency's mission statement.
10  The surgical instrument unit includes a tripod having at least two articulating arms, one of which extends into a sterile operating area.
11  She spoke slowly, articulating each word clearly.
12  These aspects, if articulated at all, must therefore be governed by informal agreements.
13  The study of phonetics is the study of the acoustic and articulator properties of speech sounds.