He was an eloquent speaker. He rose and gave an eloquent speech.
2 suggestive, meaningful, pregnant:
His eyebrow was raised in eloquent scepticism.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective 1 able to use language and express your opinions well, especially when you are speaking in public: an eloquent speech / speaker 2 (of a look or movement) able to express a feeling: His eyes were eloquent. eloquence noun [U]: a speech of passionate eloquence + the eloquence of his smile eloquently adverb: She spoke eloquently on the subject for about an hour. + His face expressed his grief more eloquently than any words.
Collocation Dictionary adj
be | become, grow, wax
He waxed eloquent about her talents as an actress.
a very eloquent speaker
He grew quite eloquent on the subject.
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