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Sentence count:52+3 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-02-01Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: predictiondictionaryjurisdictioncontradictiondictionary orderfictionevictionnonfictionMeaning: ['dɪkʃn]  n. 1. the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience 2. the manner in which something is expressed in words. 
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1, Bad diction marred the effectiveness of his speech.
2, Clarity of diction is vital for a public speaker.
3, Wordsworth rejected poetic diction in favour of ordinary language.
4, Actors need training in diction.
5, His diction wasn't very good.
6, His diction is noted for its freshness and vividness.
7, Her carriage and diction were always faultless.
8, She had perfect diction.
9, Johnson's notion of poetic diction distinguishes it clearly from prose.
10, His diction is generally poor and his words often inaudible.
11, In matters of diction, the author has a taste for folksy slang.
12, Understanding is not conveyed solely through clear diction but has a lot to do with the language used.
13, His diction, even if some of the vowel sounds are a shade tight, is also exemplary.
14, Bad diction marred the effectiveness of her speech.
15, The diction is simple as compared with that of the Elizabethan or the Neoclassic periods, and echoes the words and cadences of common speech.
16, It is very helpful for a language teacher to have good diction.
17, There was a lot of concentration on the voice and good diction.
18, A Song To St Helena was sung with clarity of diction and musical conviction.
19, The performance, like the recording,( is excellent with clear diction from the London Philharmonic Choir.
20, Perhaps even more destructively, the Philharmonic Hall acoustic does not make for the clarity of diction experienced in the average theatre.
21, Above all, Plomer merely touches on the Elizabethan cadence and diction.
22, Poets confer honour neither on themselves nor on their work by using a sophisticated diction.
23, It produces incongruity of style where the thoughts and diction differ from the poet's own.
24, They were sentimental as could be, and the rhymes were strained, and the diction archaic.
25, In so far as he contended for a reformation of poetic diction, he undertook a useful task.
26, If one can speak of a vocal Achilles heel, then Miss Roocroft's is still her cloudy diction.
27, Coleridge praises Cowper and Bowles for effecting a reconciliation between heart and head, and combining natural thoughts with natural diction.
28, Dowson's poetry is mannered, literary, mellifluous, and in a diction operating on a narrow register.
29, As to the style, there remain some differences in diction and paragraphing.
30, Because conflict, ambiguity, or tension controls the poem's structure, the meaning of the poem can be discovered only by analyzing contextually the poetic elements and diction.
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