Sanctiloquent Sanc*til"o*quent, a. [L. sanctus holy + loquens, p. pr. of loqui to speak.] Discoursing on heavenly or holy things, or in a holy manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sanctiloquent — speaking on heavenly or holy matters Styles of Speech …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sanctiloquent — Speaking of something which is holy or sacred …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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  • 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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