Noun(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
(1) Wordsworth campaigned against exaggerated poetic diction(2) It is true that imagination is in short supply among preachers; our language and diction are impoverished by our lack of imagination.(3) What were the minute, intricate, internal connections of diction and usage and metaphor?(4) My already considerable admiration for Ms Olibert would have grown had she written on the problems associated with improper enunciation and diction .(5) It still needs to work on its diction and intonation, which can dip badly in quiet passages.(6) Its flowery and elevated diction , however, deny the characters speech that approximates dialogue between real people.(7) We take it as a given that television and radio announcers usually are more careful and precise in their diction than is the man on the street.(8) As James, Mark Caven gives an honest and believable performance with clear diction and a consistent accent.(9) Both he and Frost advocated the use of natural diction , and of colloquial speech rhythms in metrical verse.(10) This question of register or diction , is, however, a choice that every translator makes for him or herself.(11) Shakespeare imposed no exclusive criteria upon his vocabulary and erected no shibboleth of purity of diction , such as was to hamstring Continental theatre for centuries.(12) How did he achieve such excellence, such vivid diction , such lovely phrasing, such expressiveness?(13) But Pinsky's more fully developed critique is of an emerging poetic diction susceptible to a too easy appropriation.(14) And later, these men and women had to do a minute analysis of one another's diction , style, language, and so on.(15) Ensemble is well polished, they take great care with words and diction , and frequent soli from the choir move in and out with ease.(16) ├ö├ç├┐Prose is struggling a bit to find a style and diction ,├ö├ç├û he says.
(1) poetic diction :: poëtiese diksie
2. phraseology ::
3. choice of words ::
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