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    expressive/eloquent/persuasive words

    I adore her writing. Her expressive words seem to have a magic power that keeps you reading on and on.

    Does "expressive" in the above refer to "eloquent" or "persuasive?" If neither, what does it mean? Thanks.

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    Re: expressive/eloquent/persuasive words

    "expressive" words are words that are 'full of expression.'

    In this case, expression means showing feelings or to make known thoughts.

    For example:

    His little twinkling eyes . . .

    The dancer's fluid movements . .

    Bitter-cold, howling wind . . .

    Yes, expressive words can be eloquent or persuasive.

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    Lightbulb Re: expressive/eloquent/persuasive words

    This line expressive means that she has moved the reader with her expressions /emotions/feelings etc.

    Mainly directed at describing emotions.


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