wordsmanship

wordsmanship

Facetious. the art or technique of employing a vocabulary of arcane, recondite words in order to gain an advantage over another person.
See also: Games, Language
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His beautifully crafted opinions stand out in the New York Reports as models of scholarship, clarity of thought, and lucid graceful wordsmanship. Their influence in charting the course of the law in New York is unquestioned.
"They have to have a strong narrative line, good wordsmanship, interesting images, interesting ideas."