Eloquence

  • 181trait — 1. (trè ; le t ne se lie pas ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des trè z irréguliers) s. m. 1°   Action de tirer une voiture, un chariot. 2°   Corde ou lanière en cuir par laquelle les chevaux tirent une voiture. 3°   Plusieurs bateaux qu on attache… …

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  • 182eloquent — [[t]e̱ləkwənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Speech or writing that is eloquent is well expressed and effective in persuading people. I heard him make a very eloquent speech at that dinner. Syn: expressive Derived words: eloquence N UNCOUNT ...the eloquence… …

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  • 183el·o·quence — /ˈɛləkwəns/ noun [noncount] : the ability to speak or write well and in an effective way The senator s eloquence is well known. She spoke with eloquence on the need for better schools. We were moved by her eloquence. = We were moved by the… …

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  • 184DOUX — OUCE. adj. Dont la saveur est ordinairement agréable au goût, et n a rien d aigre, d amer, d âpre, ou de salé. Le lait, le miel, le sucre, sont doux. Orange douce. Amande douce. Huile d amandes douces. La plupart des vins d Italie sont doux. On… …

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  • 185EXERCER — v. a. Dresser, former, instruire à quelque chose par des actes fréquents. Exercer des soldats ; les exercer au maniement des armes, à manoeuvrer. Exercer des écoliers à la composition, à composer. Exercer des acteurs. Exercer à la patience, à la… …

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  • 186RHÉTEUR — s. m. Celui qui enseigne l art de bien dire, et qui ordinairement fait profession de donner des règles et des préceptes d éloquence, soit de vive voix, soit par écrit. Parmi les plus célèbres rhéteurs de la Grèce, on compte Isocrate, Longin, etc …

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  • 187EXERCER — v. tr. Dresser, former, instruire à quelque chose par des actes fréquents. Exercer des soldats; les exercer au maniement des armes, à manoeuvrer. Exercer des écoliers à la composition, à composer. Exercer à la patience, à la tempérance. S’exercer …

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  • 188FOUDRE — n. f. Fluide électrique qui, en s’échappant des nuages formés par la condensation de la vapeur d’eau, produit une vive lumière et une violente détonation. La foudre sillonne les nues, brille dans les airs. Un coup de foudre. être atteint, frappé… …

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  • 189John Quincy Adams — Infobox Officeholder name caption=Daguerreotype of John Quincy Adams in 1843, by Brady. This image is the first photograph of an American president, and was made 14 years after he left office. order= 6th title=President of the United States… …

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  • 190Natural law — For other uses, see Natural law (disambiguation). Natural law, or the law of nature (Latin: lex naturalis), is any system of law which is purportedly determined by nature, and thus universal.[1] Classically, natural law refers to the use of… …

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  • 191Cato the Elder — Marcus Porcius Cato Maior, Cato the Elder Marcus Porcius Cato[1] (234 BC, Tusculum – 149 BC) was a Roman statesman, commonly referred to as Censorius (the Censor), Sapiens (the Wise), Priscus (the Ancient), or Major, Cato the El …

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  • 192Camille Jordan (politician) — Camille Jordan (January 11, 1771 May 19, 1821) was a French politician born in Lyon of a well to do mercantile family.Jordan was educated in Lyon, and from an early age was imbued with royalist principles. He actively supported by voice, pen and… …

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  • 193Esprit Fléchier — (June 10, 1632 February 16, 1710) was a French preacher and author, Bishop of Nîmes from 1687.He was born at Pernes les Fontaines, in the département of Vaucluse, and brought up at Tarascon by his uncle, Hercule Audiffret, superior of the… …

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  • 194Léon Gambetta — Infobox Prime Minister name=Léon Gambetta order=45th Prime Minister of France term start =14 November 1881 term end =30 January 1882 predecessor =Jules Ferry successor =Charles de Freycinet birth date =2 April 1838 death date =death date and… …

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  • 195Tafsir — Part of a series on the Quran …

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  • 196Longinus (literature) — Longinus (Greek: Λογγῖνος, Longĩnos) is the conventional name of the author of the treatise, On the Sublime (Περὶ ὕψους, Perì hýpsous), a work which focuses on the effect of good writing.[1] Longinus, sometimes referred to as Pseudo Longinus… …

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  • 197Al-Jahiz — Infobox Philosopher region = Muslim scholar era = Medieval era color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = Al Jāḥiẓ birth = AH|165|781 [Sherman Jackson/ﺷﻴﺮﻣﺎﻥ ﺟﺎﻛﺴﻮﻥ, Al Jahiz on Translation/ ﺍﻟﺠﺎﺣﻆ ﻭﻓﻦ ﺍﻟﺗﺮﺟﻤﺔ , in Alif: Journal of Comparative… …

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  • 198Jacques-Davy Duperron — (November 15, 1556 December 6, 1618) was a French cardinal.BiographyHe was born in Saint Lô, in Normandy. His father was a physician, who on embracing the doctrines of the Reformation became a Protestant minister, and to escape persecution… …

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  • 199Thomas De Witt Talmage — (7 January 1832 ndash; 12 April 1902) was an American Presbyterian preacher.He was born at Bound Brook, New Jersey, USA; his older brother was noted China missionary John Van Nest Talmage. He was educated at the University of the City of New York …

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  • 200Cyrano de Bergerac (play) — Cyrano de Bergerac Cyrano de Bergerac, the man whom the play is named for and based upon. Written by Edmond Rostand Characters …

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