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Synonyms for enunciation

the use of the speech organs to produce sounds

Synonyms for enunciation

the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience


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The enunciation of the veteran warrior had been calm, but distinct, and decided.
I think it is an occasion that we shall none of us forget," said the marquise, with her pure, neat enunciation.
Baer, with the enunciation of the following principle: "The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected by the Christian men to whom God in His infinite wisdom has given the property interests of the country.
He had vowed TO BE WITH ME ON MY WEDDING-NIGHT, yet he did not consider that threat as binding him to peace in the meantime, for as if to show me that he was not yet satiated with blood, he had murdered Clerval immediately after the enunciation of his threats.
This unexpected resistance gave Magua time to interpose, and with rapid enunciation and animated gesture, he drew the attention of the band again to himself.
A calm, subdued triumph, blent with a longing earnestness, marked his enunciation of the last glorious verses of that chapter.
Garth delivered this awful sentence with much majesty of enunciation, and Letty felt that between repressed volubility and general disesteem, that of the Romans inclusive, life was already a painful affair.
Coulson's standpoint, who was not used to the single eyeglass and somewhat drawling enunciation.
And, while he wept, the wonderful sound had pealed forth--if by PEAL, he had often thought since, an adequate description could be given of the enunciation of so vast a sound melting sweet.
All the foregoing rules and aids and difficulties in classification are explained, if I do not greatly deceive myself, on the view that the natural system is founded on descent with modification; that the characters which naturalists consider as showing true affinity between any two or more species, are those which have been inherited from a common parent, and, in so far, all true classification is genealogical; that community of descent is the hidden bond which naturalists have been unconsciously seeking, and not some unknown plan of creation, or the enunciation of general propositions, and the mere putting together and separating objects more or less alike.
With his customary vigor Ruskin proceeded henceforth to devote himself to the enunciation, and so far as possible the realization of these beliefs, first by delivering lectures and writing books.
And when he chose to speak a harsh thought, it was ten-fold harsher than ordinarily, because it seemed to proceed out of such profundity of cogitation, because it was as prodigiously deliberate in its incubation as it was in its enunciation.
In addition to active sync functionality, the existing Quantum PLC system is upgraded to the latest M580 hot standby system and a power monitoring system is being added to provide the 911 call center with more visibility into the system status while providing alarm enunciation capabilities.
The main question--and challenge--that dominates the book asks what the locus of enunciation of this new type of critical production is.
In the 8-page judgment, the court mentions that it's another matter that the Army Chief was unmoved by the anchor's enunciation.