ELOQUENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ELOQUENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
eloquent
 a.  vividly or movingly expressive; persuasive
Classic Sentence: (74 in 5 pages)
1  She questioned him intelligently, she heard him submissively; and, prepared for the look of lassitude which usually crept over his listeners' faces, he grew eloquent under her receptive gaze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
2  But she had no desire to read the eloquent little newspaper essays in praise of labor which are daily written by the white-browed journalistic prophets.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  And because this surgeon had to have bodies to demonstrate upon, he announced that he would treat the children of the poor, a piece of magnanimity over which the papers became quite eloquent.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 13
4  Best of all, the famous and eloquent Senator Spareshanks, presidential candidate, rode out in an automobile to discuss the sacred privileges of American citizenship, and protection and prosperity for the American workingman.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
5  Cousin Tom, though not fluent in speech, had inspired me with that desire by his eloquent description of the place.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  The noise was as the voice of an eloquent being, describing.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
7  Its emptiness spoke eloquent to make certain what I knew.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  It was eloquent, vibrating with eloquence, but too high-strung, I think.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
9  The rich would have spoken on the value of thrift, and the idle grown eloquent over the dignity of labour.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
10  According to the great alchemist, Pierre de Boniface, the diamond rendered a man invisible, and the agate of India made him eloquent.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
11  Bellart was officially eloquent.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
12  There is no more sovereign eloquence than the true in indignation; he was eloquent with that eloquence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
13  He was as eloquent as he had been valiant; a sword was discernible in his speech.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER III—A BURIAL; AN OCCASION TO BE BORN AGAIN
14  When Jean Valjean wished to prolong his visit and to induce forgetfulness of the hour, he sang the praises of Marius; he pronounced him handsome, noble, courageous, witty, eloquent, good.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THEY RECALL THE GARDEN OF THE RUE PLUMET
15  At this letter the eloquent eye of Noirtier gave her notice that she was to stop.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 59. The Will.
Example Sentence:
1  She made an eloquent appeal for action before it was too late.
2  The defence lawyer made an eloquent plea for his client's acquittal.
3  Silence is more eloquent than words.
4  Mr Keyes, a former radio talk-show host and Reagan administration diplomat, is the most eloquent of the Republican candidates.
5  His eloquent speech called out a response in the heart of every man.
6  My cousins, full of exhilaration, were so eloquent in narrative and comment, that their fluency covered him.
7  At school the children made so much of him and of Joe, and delivered such eloquent admiration from their eyes, that the two heroes were not long in becoming insufferably "stuck-up."
8  The mayor of the village, in delivering the prize to the author of it, made a warm speech in which he said that it was by far the most "eloquent" thing he had ever listened to, and that Daniel Webster himself might well be proud of it.
9  Ushakov is a new generation of Latvian politician – young, charismatic and eloquent.
10  Unprofitable eloquence is like the cypress, which is great and tall, but bears no fruit.
11  Busy collecting bees, not in front of people talk with eloquence.
12  Love and business teach eloquence.
13  The crowds were stirred by Martin Luther King's eloquence.