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Sentence count:27Posted:2017-02-26Updated:2017-02-26
Similar words: circumlocutionexecutionprosecutionconstitutional conventionlocationsolutionpollutionevolutionMeaning: [‚elə'kjuːʃn]  n. an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture. 
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1. He took elocution lessons to try to make his accent sound more genteel.
2. Jay Gatsby would have noted his poise and elocution.
3. They sent her to London for elocution lessons and she grew into a lovely young lady.
4. A similar effort to learn elocution ended just as quickly.
5. The lessons in singing and elocution had left her with a pretty powerful voice.
6. With every advantage of lungs and elocution, the effect is vapid.
7. Aristotle contacted the teaching of the elocution practice very closely at the time of investigating the language feeling of argument.
8. And "Iron Lady" Margaret Thatcher had elocution lessons to make her voice less shrill.
9. For one hour a week the class had elocution lessons from an old, portly teacher called Mr Priestley.
10. He laid on some elocution lessons, to try to knock the edge off her country accent.
11. His grandfather had beenanactor who leftthetheatretoteach elocution, his father was a teacher whohelpeddeaf-mutes learn howto speak.
12. His elocution teacher worked with George VI to clarify the King's speech, to unlock his ability to talk to his subjects with ease and power.
13. All her elocution lessons were just a mask. She was a chiseler from the day she was born.
14. With every advantage of lungs and elocution, the effect is singularly vapid.
15. In addition to her strenuous elocution, Joyce had strenuously proper posture and a masklike Pleasant Smile suitable for nearly all occasions public and private.
16. His elocution had come from the little duchess, and his dancing swagger from this Smilin' Jack of the West Bronx.
17. I was always terribly shy and I was sent to what were known as elocution lessons - to get me out of myself.
18. She had trained under Kate Rorke at the Guildhall(, where she won the silver medal for elocution.
19. In Darcy's Utopia it will be as normal to practise elocution as to brush your teeth.
20. Steve Maxwell Yes-the pay cheque would have been nice-although the elocution lessons would have been a bit tedious.
21. The loosest woman is a stickler for etiquette and elocution.
22. He couldn't have known that Naomi had gone to elocution school and had been taught to speak like a little duchess in her own manor house.
23. When I was 11 my mother sent me to elocution lessons.
24. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother were all involved with work on speech and elocution, and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's work.
25. The traditional opera is a comprehensive art that includes singing, gesticulating, elocution and acrobatics.
26. She was graduated with a bachelor of science degree, an upper-class accent acquired by elocution lessons, and an unflagging determination to enter politics.
27. She has an incisive manner of speaking, happily free from ums and ers, and, perhaps, a tribute to the elocution lessons she took while still a young girl.
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