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Word: articulate

Definition: effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints

Sentences Containing 'articulate'

A sound of craving and eagerness that had nothing articulate in it but blood.
According to Lydia Akinola of Christian Manifesto, Akinola described "The House You're Building" by Assad as "an articulate and artistic affair."
As imperialism is largely considered unacceptable by the American media, neoconservatives do not articulate their ideas and goals in a frank manner in public discourse.
At first, the Holdsworth family are not very pleased with their new pet, but they soon start to notice that Madison is no ordinary parrot, and that he is highly intelligent and very articulate.
Biden especially drew criticism in the popular press for his evaluation of Senator Barack Obama; Biden was quoted in the "New York Observer" as saying: "I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy, ...
But my good star would have it, that he appeared pleased with my voice and gestures, and began to look upon me as a curiosity, much wondering to hear me pronounce articulate words, although he could not understand them.
Deleuze, arguably the foremost of Nietzsche's Leftist interpreters, used the much-maligned "will to power" thesis in tandem with Marxian notions of commodity surplus and Freudian ideas of desire to articulate concepts such as the rhizome and other "outsides" to state power as traditionally conceived.
Grand Designs Australia was filmed in 2009 by the Lifestyle Channel, who chose Maddison as someone "who could best articulate the grandeur of Grand Designs and also the Australianness we are looking for."
Hanks wrote: "What it did add to the mix, that James Stewart never achieved, was to give the viewer an authentic frisson of empathy: there was a point towards the end - during an encounter with Elliot's miraculously resurrected, motor-neurone-disease-afflicted yet remarkably soignee and articulate wife - when I began to see never having been born as preferable, sometimes, to prime-time TV."
He spoke often to me; but the sound of his voice pierced my ears like that of a water-mill, yet his words were articulate enough.
He was also the first to articulate the notion of a 'Nanyang style' art that involved local and South-east Asian tropical representations using Western painting techniques.
He was an articulate and passionate speaker on issues related to development and poverty alleviation.
He wished to articulate a last farewell, but his tongue lay motionless and heavy in his throat, like a stone at the mouth of a sepulchre.
His most notable part came when asked to respond to allegations that he was "uncomfortable" speaking about race since making remarks earlier in the year when he referred to Barack Obama using the adjectives "clean" and "articulate".
His voice was shrill, but very clear and articulate; and I could distinctly hear it when I stood up.
How the workers have been rendered sterile is a difficulty; but not much greater than that of any other striking modification of structure; for it can be shown that some insects and other articulate animals in a state of nature occasionally become sterile; and if such insects had been social, and it had been profitable to the community that a number should have been annually born capable of work, but incapable of procreation, I can see no especial difficulty in this having been effected through natural selection.
I love the fact that I get to play people who are much more articulate than I'll ever be".
In the following days it spread through many regions including, Valencia, Andalusia (especially Granada), Cartagena (which endured for several months the attack of Nicolás Salmerón) and in the provinces of Salamanca and Ávila, all of them in places that came to articulate cantonalism.
Intiso would frequently swear and use poor grammar; but after the movie came out, he started to articulate and philosophize more.
It was natural that Gleizes and Metzinger, both articulate men, should come not just to theorize on the meaning of Cubism, but to defend the movement against attacks leveled in the wake of the 1911 public exhibitions.
John Locke wrote that the use of words "is to be sensible marks of ideas", though they are chosen "not by any natural connexion that there is between particular articulate sounds and certain ideas, for then there would be but one language amongst all men; but by a voluntary imposition, whereby such a word is made arbitrarily the mark of such an idea".
Kapleau was an articulate and passionate writer.
Kyle was known as a hard-working, articulate senator who defended the rights of workers.
Later on Wettimuny got more knowledge, and become more articulate.
Maximilian tried to speak, but he could articulate nothing; he staggered, and supported himself against the wainscot.
On the pillars are carved 86 phrases, continuously around the temple, with inscriptions in gold paint in an articulate way.
President Smith faced increasing criticism through his tenure because he failed to articulate a clear policy for the University's future and he did not campaign for the legislature to appropriate enough funds for its needs.
Stuart described himself as a highly confident and articulate person whose passions were fast cars and foie gras.
TARSI).--The jointed feet of articulate animals, such as insects.
The 25 short lines articulate the 24 musical sections of the work.
The first western philosopher to articulate a complete theory of sex complementarity was Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th-century Benedictine nun.
The hearing of an articulate voice and rational discourse in the dark assures us of the presence of some person: Why?
The mere vehemence of her words can convey, I am sensible, but a weak impression of the passion by which she was possessed, and which made itself articulate in her whole figure, though her voice, instead of being raised, was lower than usual.
The most articulate exponent was Thomas Paine, whose "The Age of Reason" was written in France in the early 1790s, and soon reached the United States.
The piece, an attempt to articulate Cohen's self identified roles as academic, pundit, and father, was written as his son prepared to deploy to Iraq to fight a war the elder Cohen had been calling for since early 2001.
The portion which rises to articulate with the skull is called the ASCENDING RAMUS.
They said yes and an-Nuayman went on: "He has got a ready tongue and is very articulate.
We have also divers strange and artificial echoes, reflecting the voice many times, and as it were tossing it: and some that give back the voice louder than it came, some shriller, and some deeper; yea, some rendering the voice differing in the letters or articulate sound from that they receive.
While he and I were thus employed, another horse came up; who applying himself to the first in a very formal manner, they gently struck each other’s right hoof before, neighing several times by turns, and varying the sound, which seemed to be almost articulate.
Yet in Du "Cubisme" Jean Metzinger and Albert Gleizes articulate: "If we wished to relate the space of the painters to geometry, we should have to refer it to the non-Euclidian mathematicians; we should have to study, at some length, certain of Riemann's theorems."

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