enunciate
[ ih-nuhn-see-eyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Mid-16th century; from enuntiat- "announced clearly," from the verb enuntiare, from e- (variant of ex-) "out" + nuntiare "announce" (from nuntius "messenger")
Synonyms
    1.
  • articulate intone propound utter
    2.
  • affirm outline
Antonyms
    1.
  • mutter muddle mumble
    2.
  • deny repress
Definition
1. to utter or pronounce (words, sentences, etc.), especially in an articulate or a particular manner
2. to state or declare definitely, as a theory
Examples
1. A) The elocution lessons were supposed to help him enunciate during interviews. B) She took the time to enunciate every word longer than three syllables in a way that felt condescending.
2. A) She went on to enunciate her theory of the crime to a shocked audience. B) The paper tried to enunciate the findings but eventually just descended into incoherence.
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