quence


quence
bre·vil·o·quence;
de·lin·quence;
el·o·quence;
fre·quence;
gran·dil·o·quence;
lon·gil·o·quence;
lo·quence;
mag·nil·o·quence;
mul·til·o·quence;
ob·se·quence;
stul·til·o·quence;
con·se·quence;
se·quence;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • quence — obs. form of quench, quince …   Useful english dictionary

  • blan|dil|o|quence — «blan DIHL uh kwuhns», noun. smooth speech; agreeable or flattering language: »His blandiloquence charmed, but did not convince us. ╂[< Latin blandiloquentia < blandiloquēns speaking smoothly < blandus smooth, suave + loquēns, entis,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • el|o|quence — «EHL uh kwuhns», noun. 1. a flow of speech that has grace and force: »The eloquence of the President moved all hearts. 2. the power to win by speaking; the art of speaking so as to stir the feelings: »Talking and eloquence are not the same: to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fre|quence — «FREE kwuhns», noun. = frequency. (Cf. ↑frequency) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gran|dil|o|quence — «gran DIHL uh kwuhns», noun. the use of lofty or pompus words, style, manner, or quality …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|con|se|quence — «ihn KON suh kwehns, kwuhns», noun. 1. lack of logic or logical sequence; being inconsequent; inconclusiveness; irrelevance: »That mingling of inconsequence which belongs to us all, and not unhappily (George Eliot). 2. something that is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|el|o|quence — «ihn EHL uh kwuhns», noun. lack of eloquence: »We feel keenly the ineloquence of finite words to express our emotions (London Daily News) …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|fre|quence — «ihn FREE kwuhns», noun. = infrequency. (Cf. ↑infrequency) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mag|nil|o|quence — «mag NIHL uh kwuhns», noun. 1. the use of big and unusual words and elaborate phrases; high flown, lofty style of speaking or writing: »Cibber…foisted his own bombast into the company of Shakespeare s magniloquence (Cowden Clarke). SYNONYM(S):… …   Useful english dictionary

  • main-se|quence star — «MAYN SEE kwehns», any star in the main sequence, such as the sun …   Useful english dictionary


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