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choice of words, verbiage, phraseology, phrasing, diction, wording
n. the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
verbalism, verbiage
n. overabundance of words
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vagueness
n. indistinctness of shape or character; "the scene had the swirling vagueness of a painting by Turner"
linguistic communication, language
n. a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
language, nomenclature, terminology
n. a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"
tongue
n. a manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue"
style
n. editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
rhetoric
n. study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
ambage, periphrasis, circumlocution
n. a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
oral communication, voice communication, spoken language, spoken communication, speech communication, language, speech
n. (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
pronunciation
n. the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation"
articulation
n. the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
diction, enunciation
n. the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
locution, expression, saying
n. a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
accent, idiom, dialect
n. the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
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verbiage
Parts Of Speech
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Relationships
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