speech

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emphasis given speech, music accent
speech, harsh in acerbic , acidulous , acrid , caustic
biting in speech acerbic , caustic , incisive , mordant , pungent
bitter in attitude or speech acrimonious , caustic , rancorous
spontaneous in speech, writing ad-lib , extempore , impromptu , improvised , off-the-cuff
speech without preparation, give ad-lib , extemporize , improvise
part of speech used to add information to nouns adjective
part of speech that adds information to a verb, an adjective, or another adverb adverb
composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy') affricate , affricate consonant , affricative
conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech alphabetic character , letter , letter of the alphabet
progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness Alzheimer's , Alzheimer's disease , Alzheimers
someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation) amanuensis , shorthand typist , stenographer
partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous system anarthria
speech act of replying to a question answer
bodily defect that causes speech problems aphasia
speech ability, loss of aphonia
speech, digression in apostrophe , aside , excursion , excursus , parenthesis
contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement arguing , argument , contention , contestation , controversy , disceptation , disputation , tilt
speech, endowed with articulate
quality of being facile in speech and writing articulateness , fluency , volubility
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