Melliloquent
Melliloquent Mel*lil"o*quent, a. [L. mel, mellis honey + loquens speaking, p. pr. of loqui to speak.] Speaking sweetly or harmoniously. [1913 Webster]

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  • melliloquent — † melliloquent, a. Obs. rare 0. [f. L. mell(i) , mel honey + loquent em, pr. pple. of loquī to speak.] ‘That speaketh sweetly’. in Blount Glossogr. in Phillips …   Useful english dictionary

  • melliloquent — speaking harmoniously or sweetly Styles of Speech …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • melliloquent — Pertaining to a smooth talker or a con artist (literally honeytongued) …   Grandiloquent 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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