Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Selection of a vocabulary; choice of words or phrases.

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Examples

  • Mrs. Frankland, the Bible reader, was a natural orator -- a person with plenty of blood for her brain, ample breathing space in her chest, a rich-toned voice responsive to her feelings, and a mind not exactly intellectual, but felicitous in vocabulation and ingenious in the construction of sentences.

    The Faith Doctor A Story of New York

  • If hate is too strong of a word, how about I say that I really, really, really don’t like the detestable Valley to the point that I abhor it and will use the thesaurus like a weapon to defend my poor vocabulation.

    Iroha Sushi of Tokyo - Too Dazed in the Valley

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