choice of words


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Noun1.choice of words - the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
formulation, expression - the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
mot juste - the appropriate word or expression
verbalisation, verbalization - the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization
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She was only fair in Latin or French grammar, but when it came to translation, her freedom, her choice of words, and her sympathetic understanding of the spirit of the text made her the delight of her teachers and the despair of her rivals.
His manner became palpably anxious; and his choice of words was more carefully selected than ever.
"About a week after you had gone away ma'am," she said, with extreme severity of manner, and with excessive carefulness in her choice of words, "the Person you mention had the impudence to send a letter to you.
His sudden composure, and his sudden nicety in the choice of words, tried her courage far more severely than it had been tried by his violence of the moment before.
Mr Verloc, thinking of Mr Vladimir, did not hesitate in the choice of words.
'whom you are pleased to call, in a choice of words in which I am not experienced, my brother's instruments?'
Do not make such vague general statements as 'He has good choice of words,' but cite a list of characteristic words or skilful expressions.
No; but also hunters, farmers, grooms, and butchers, though they express their affection in their choice of life and not in their choice of words. The writer wonders what the coachman or the hunter values in riding, in horses and dogs.
Dela Rosa, a former national police chief, said his earlier remark was only a case of wrong choice of words.
Summary: The choice of words in the tweet by Buckingham Palace (Twitter handle: @RoyalFamily) to announce the royal arrival was nothing short of majestic.
Summary: California [USA], May 2 (ANI): Google has built a new AI that uses your selfie and combines it with your choice of words to create your unique portrait, overlaid with poetry.
In a statement that emphasises that IK's choice of words was unbecoming of a prime minister, Bilawal appears to be stooping to the same low standards to get back at him.