expressive/eloquent/persuasive words

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angliholic

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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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"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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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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