flexiloquent

speaking ambiguously or using words of doubtful meaning

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • flexiloquent — Pertaining to someone who speaks ambiguously …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • flexiloquent — † fleˈxiloquent, a. Obs. rare. [f. L. flexiloquus (f. flexus, pa. pple. of flectĕre to bend + loquī to speak): see loquent.] Speaking words of doubtful or double meaning. 1656–81 in Blount Glossogr. 1692–1732 in Coles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Styles of Speech — Here we have 54 words referring to manners or styles of speaking, words that use the suffix loquent , loquence , or loquy , from Latin loqui (to speak). While in an age of text messaging, public speaking has lost its once vaunted status as a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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